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October 21, 1939 - Image 8

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The Michigan Daily, 1939-10-21

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When Bill Marsh (left) and Ted Weiland decided to "swing" in
Washington, D.C., for the benefit of pretty Sue Nalvanko, an airline
hostess from Chicago, the tang of their native South Dakota hills was
in music.

Fritz Kuhn, leader of the German-American Bund, testifying before
the Dies Committee under protest, said the Bund is still fighting Com-
munists in this country although it approves of the new Russo-German
pact. Kuhn said that his appearance in Washington was taking time
from preparations of a defense against an embezzlement in New York.


Here is an Associated Press artist's conception of the sinking of the "Royal Oak," one of Great Britian's
12 battleships, as some 830 of the ship's crew of 1,200 were swept to death. Germany contended the warship
was a submarine victim. Naval authorities explained the ship would start to keel over on the side struck by
the missile. Air compressed on the opposite side of the ship would hold that side up until it escaped from
the hold.

Recent visitor at White House
was Edwin L. Neville (above), 55
years of age, Cleveland-born min-
ister to Thailand, Thailand is
now the official name of Siam
whose people call themselves 'Thai,'
pronounced "tie." Thai is an an-
cient S*amcse name.

Seen at Port Washington, N.Y., base of the transatlantic Clippers
is Sister Agatha Negroni, a French-speaking nun from Barcelona Spain
who's the first nun to fly aboard the European-service Clipper planes.
She had been teaching in the war zones but was forced to flee and
expects to go to Cuba to teach. An airport attendant is with her.

In this scene faintly suggestive of. a U.S. canning factory during
corn or tomato season, British workmen are stacking new shells. Many
industrial plants in England now help produce munitions.

Ay son of Former Governor Alfred E. Smith would feel at home
in politics, especially if the son happened to be Alfred E. Smith, Jr.,
who way launched, above, into the N.Y. council race by the "Happy
Warrior" himself. Al, senior, filed the petition nominating Al, junior,
as an independent Democrat candidate for council.

In pensive mood is Sergei Rach-
maninoff, who will initiate the
Choral Union Series at 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 24 in Hill Auditorium.

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