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FRIDAY, MARCHI 22, 1940

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The. Queen Mary, 80,000-ton, British luxury liner which holds the record for a trans-Atlantic crossing,
is preparing to sail from her New York dock for duly a s a troopship in the Empire's service
A dockworker is shown here wheeling supplies to ward the ship while other stores await loading. The
Mauretania, placed in service only last summer, is also preparing for similar duty.

This striking aerial view was made as fire turned the chemnilaT iflan t of the White Tar Co. of Kearney, N. J.. into a roaring furnace and sent
dense eolumns of smoke into the sky. Firemen can be seen pouring wate r into thie ruins. Barrels of chemicals, some of whichl exploded, are visible
piled up on the ground. Sixty emnployes, several of whom were forced to ij amp, fled to safety.

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uretania, fifth largest liner in the British merchant marine, is shown getting u' steam for her
ew York harbor under cover of darkness for an undisclosed destination. The Mauretania is ex-
placed in service as a troop transport.

A demand for a court test on the
physical ability of Henry H-orner
to perform his duties as Governor
of Illinois was served upon three
of the state's law officers by letters
from Attorney !Aeob Legion Tenny
(above), of Chicago._ Coy..Horner
was stricken ill in November, 1938,
and has never regained normal
health.

Washington, D. C., was subjected to a planned "bombing" when one wing of a $2,000,000 apartment
building was dynamnited to make way for the $4,000,000 first unit of the proposed $26,000.000 War Department
Buildig. Th'is picture, mat~lde just as the dynamite exploded, shows the walls of the nine-story structure
crumbling.
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In reprisal for the German bombing of the Bvitis h naval base at Scapa Flow, British planes staged a pro-
longed raid on the German island seaplane base of SV'It. Waves of bombers dumped their deadly loads in one
of the biggest air raids of the war. Eyewitnesses on a nearby Danish island reported 83 earth-jarring blasts.
This Associated Press mar) indicates the location of Sylt.

A meeting between Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini at Brennero, Ital,. opened new avenues for spec-
ulation about the. possible future course of the Europecan wvar. Talk centered about a Rome-Moscow-Berlin
axis anid "neutralization" of the Balkans. Here Hitler (left) and Mussolini clasp hands after their meeting.
Just bavk of It Duce stands his foreign minister, Coun t Galeazzo tCiano. This photo was radioed from Berlin
to New York.

Katherine Earlciie Callahan, 22,
said at Miamni, Fla., that she and
her husband, Eniory, ;{., hope to
become the parents of qjuintuplets
in May. 1Hcr physician confirmed
the report that X-ray pictures ap-
peared to show five distinct heads.

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