The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 10, 1939 · Page 14
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 14

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, February 10, 1939
Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNIi'L/L.SVlL.Lli;. PA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1939. man Tho House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Hatton Sumners of Texas, chairman, goes over tho resolution intro- -oucod D y R e p . J. Parnell Thomas of New Jersey,, calling for impeachment of Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins. Left to right, standing-: James Barnes of Illinois; B. J. Monkiewicz of Connecticut; Walter Chandler of Tennessee; Wallace E. Pierce of New York; Raymond S. Springer of Indiana and Lama E. Graham of Pennsylvania. "Left to .'.right, seated: W. Ben Gibbs of Georgia, Sumncrs and U. S. Gnyer of Kansas. Suicide of George Weinberg, star witness against James J. Hines, Tammany leader on trial in New York, has caused doubling of guard for J. Riehard. "Dixie" Davis (above), another key witness. Death of Weinberg is a blow to District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey, prosecuting the second trial of Hines on policy racket charges. The first of 260 Lockheed bombers scheduled for British air service is loaded on barge at Floyd Bennett Field seaplane base, New York, for transfer to the steamer Andar.ia, and shipment to England. Elmer F. Andrews and son, William. William Reid Andrews, son of Wage-Hour Administrator Elmer F. Andrews, returned to his father's Washington home after a week's disappearance. Tho 18-year-old boy vanished from the Wharton School of Finance, Philadelphia. He returned home from New York when he read "his dad's published aDDcal. said he "had decided to look-for a job." Winter's record cold snap which blanketed the East with ice, transformed the Hudson into a river of ico. This striking air view shows the huge floes, reaching almost from shore to shore, passing under the Bear Mountain Bridge. River traffic was brought to a standstill. When three trnckloads of dynamite accidentally detonated at'Fort Col- (Jms, Colo., in a blast that was fejt at Greeley, 20 miles'' away; tho walls , ., , s' a o w a s fwere blown off the mill of Portland- Cement Company's ?2,775,000 plant. ; . , (Central Prcal Mrs. James Cromwell Not content with being one of the -world's richest heiresses, Mn». James Cromwell, the former Doris Duke, has gone in for winning aqua Lie meets. The rich.mermaid is pictured as she swam back to her motor launch at ,'Waikiki, Honolulu, after winning the American 200-yard tandem surfboard championship with Sam Kahanamoku. Authorities suspect foul play in this train wreck at Bihar, India. Ten persons died when five coaches of the Dehra Dun Express were derailed. Bihar is 210 miles from Calcutta. (Central Press) A mule pack carrying food supplies moves into the city of Barcelona. Hen, women and children gather at the corner and acclaim the entering victors. This is one of the first photographs of the fall of th« * Scanish metropolis. Water's Up! This good-humored rescuer refuses to let the river dampen his enthusiasm as he camera youngster from · flooded area in Cincinnati to higher ground. Flood at Cincinnati was not rated as serious this year. West Virginia and Kentucky tributaries of tho Ohio River caused most serious damage. Mrs. Fern Kuhns with baby some years ago. Now--John Pierce ;P.olico..arresting."John Vernon Pierce," day laborer in Petoskey, Mich., on a charge of wife-beating, learn that "he" is a woman who assei-tedly had a sex-changing operation several years ago. "Mr. Pierce," 42, six feet tall and weighing 250 pounds, is alleged to be the former Mrs. Fern Kuhns, shown left with her baby. Mrs. Knhns is said to have told friends that she no longer was a woman. "Pierce," shown right, married Lucy Tedesco. mother of two children herself, four years ago BAY-- °f-^BfSCAY RANCE OPENS FRONTIER TO 200,000 RETREATI.% GOVERNMENT TEOOPS A8CELONA Loyalists Claim They Hove Built 'Maginof Line* Here Franco's Powerful 'Aii and Novot So»« [REBELS HOLD SHADED AREAS] This explanatory map shown the Spanish situation at a glance. Great Britain and France have renewed efforts for mediatio

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