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Defense Chiefs Inspect Plane Factory Plans Open-Mouthed Wonder Australia will fight plenty before the current conflict is ended. Photos show machine gun carriers in production at Newport, troops preparing to embark at Puckapunyal camp, and the Australian prime minister, R. G. Mtnzies, assisting in laying the keel of a destroyer at Sydney. New Staff Chief Of Japan's Army In the first shakeup of the Jap anese Army’s high command since 1931, General Gen Sugi yama, above, was recently named chief of the Imperial General Staff. A former War Minister, he had been serving on the Supreme War Council. Slugged by Strikers John J. Franco Covering a meeting of striking taxi cab workers in Miami, Fla., camer aman John J. Franco, pictured bleeding from head wounds, was struck with a chair, he says, al though he was present at the re quest of the strikers so he could “present their side” of the wage argument. President Looks to Sky Defense ot Airport Dedication Fvm skvward President Roosevelt (left) and Secretary of Commerce Jesse Jones watch nearly 500 Armv Naw and Marine planes wing over Washington as the President dedicated the capital s new ^2 500 OOo'^irport He declared that the planes were “symbolic of our determination to build up a de fense on sea and on land and in the, air that is capable of overcoming any attack against Jig^ A f. Leaders in America’s defense preparation study blue prints for the Curtiss-Wright airplane plant to be built in Cincinnati, 0. They are pictured in Paterson, N. J., where they visited Wright Aeronautical fac tories. Left to right, Guy W. Vaughn, president of Wright Aeronautical and Curtiss-Wright; Rear Admiral John H. Towers, chief of the Naval Bureau of Aeronautics; William S. Knudsen, defense advis ory commission member. . Myron B. Gordon, vice president and general manager of the Wright plant. The Script Calls For Wedding Bells .i ! Hollywood scenario writer Owen Crump, Jr., outlined a script to screen actress Lucile Fairbanks, above, in which they would be co-stars and live happily ever after. She took an option on it—and so the couple announced they would be married at Mon tecito, Calif., on October 12. Actress to Wed ..r 18 Joan Grace Warner Actress Joan Grace Warner, 21, daughter of H. B. Warner, will wed Edward Charles Crawford, 28, pub lic relations counsel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Their romance started after a “blind date.” Soundproofing Escapes Bomb Blast Prince Von Starhemberg Pictured in a flying uniform, Prince Rudiger von Starhemberg, former vice chancellor of Austria, had a narrow escape when a German bomb demolished the house next to his in London. He sought refuge there when Hitler took Austria. For the first time in the park’s 41-year history, visitors to New York’s Bronx Zoo are permitted to feed the animals—and this hippo was right on the job when the “Don’t Feed the Animals” signs came down. Scientifically prepared tid-bits are sold to visitors, but at five cents a throw, it would take a small for-' _tune to satisfy the huge maw whose entrance is presented above. And They All Like Willkie Here is some of the record crowd of 45,000 cheering Republicans who packed tho Empire City Race Track, Yonkers, N. Y , to hear G.O.P. Presidential nominee Wendell Willkie’s “report of the progm the crusade to give rhis nation back to the American people.” In response to cries from the crown “More!”, he added a postscript to his prepared speech: “If we do not prevail this fall, this way o! me will pass.” Willkie Woos Pennsylvania Steel Workers Wendell L. Willkie addresses a crowd of workers as the Republican presidential candidate visits *tead. Pa., steelraill town adjacent to Pittsburgh. Willkie charges that the New Deal “has let labor j by failing to solve the unemployment problem._ This young British girl is trying out one of the new gutta-percha earplugs, of which 50,000,000 are being distributed by the Ministry of Home Security. The plugs are designed, not only to deaden the nerve-wracking bomb blasts, but to protect eardrums as well. Canal s Defender Has rourth Child Maj. Gen. Edmund J. Daley i “Gibraltar,”’ is Edmn j CTaribbean recently elevate!^/ ^ major general. Recent* thr <"k • °f -uStXf Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh j Their first daughter was born to Col. and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh at Doctors Hospital, New York. She is their fourth child. Daughter of the late Dwight Morrow, former ambassador to Mexico, Mrs. Lind bergh married the aviator in 1929.