The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 3, 1940 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 3, 1940
Page 6
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PAGE^IX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS" -*»j. «i *-Laajt**- p»i«r»ptgg>t: Bug-Eyed Finns Feverishly Rebuild to Conquer King ; Winter v^f:«^ >- ^^mKmsm^ym'7r> TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1940 ,. rt> ^, ( . ._ , <• Doubling in Brass 'I he Finnish war is luig .since ovc-r. but many families still suner Horn Us ejfect.s. This family'? home \\ii.s destroyed during Hit; hen; ,• fighting in the Kuhmo sector. Their only shelter against the rigo/- cius winter will be this crude shack. Others, more fortunate . . • . . . will be warm and comfortable in now homes. Much help bmi given by Sweden, which has donated prefabricated house im j Finns, One of these homes te .shown being erected at on [lie outskirts of Helsinki. A HI I Down-hear Maritime War Drama Photographer Robert Boyd made this amusing picture of a pig-tailed little girl looking cross-eyed at a butterfly which has settled on Me. nose, and Edward Steichen, dean of American photographers, selected it as one of the best photos of 1940. It's in the iy<U edition of U. S. : ' . Camera, the photographic yearbook. War Breaks—Mends Sultan's Heart «"»•••# Army bands no longer It ad troop.s into battle with stirring martial airs, so they are le^rniny to mak<: themselves useful during actual oombai. Above, members of a regimental band in the 27th-Division, N. i.'. N. G.. •d:'c yi-ttinv instruction i<s stretcher-bearers at Fori McClellan, Ala., \vhere tney are in federal service. Dr. Goebbels Gets First Hand Report A German bcmb struck the London pot«c of this Air Raid Precautions .vorkVr. Thiy is the cll'ecL it had on him—physically and moralt>!y For..Uie..67-yearroid Sultan of Johore. one of the world's richest men, .the, Battle of -Britain has meant first a broken heart, then u.msncteu one/ First, the Britisli show girl of whom he was enamored was killed in "an."air raid. But he met another lovely young lady, Marceuu Mend!, 25-year-old Rumanian girl, \vhen he bought a Red Cross from her. They're pictured above in London after their receni marriage. Even As You and I Germany's intensified naval warfare on British merchantmen means increasing numbers of dramatic and spectacular rescues at sea, h^e this one. Here survivors of a torpedoed merchantman are haulea up the side of a Canadian destroyer, on patrol with the British fleet . 4l at sea." Nazi propaganda chief Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels dight coat and hat) jeLs some first hand information on the progress of the war as he :hats with residents of a building destroyed by British bombs M recent night attack, "somewhere in Germany." Magic Skin" Feels Real Up and Over! ?*V>*r, (^tAwf**! .. \j It isn't only the armament manufacturers whom expanding national defense is keeping- busy. Hundreds of other related industries are working to capacity and still are behind on orders. Above, in New York, Louis Schwarz. a member of one of the nation's largest shirt manufacturing concerns, looks over piles of the olive drab shirts for officers. His plant, turning out shirts In ICG-dozen lots, is four weeks behind on orders. Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt may be the First Lady of the Land, but when she goes hunting Christmas gifts she's just the same "puzzled shopper" we all are. Above, she is pictured trying to choose from among a tempting array of toys as she got an early .start on Christmas buying in New York. Sprightly Gloria McKkssSck, of Miami Beach, Fla., is only ten years old, but'she can fly through the air with the greatest of ease, as the photo above proves. The graceful youngster performs difficult nlp- |ups, back flips and cartwheels with the aplomb of a veteran performer. The "magic skin" doll which "the little curly-headed model is pinching ' >? is big news in toy departments this Christinas. The doll has a hard, ; unbreakable plastic head and a soft, flexible, plastic body which looks and feels like real skin. Even her toes and fingers are flexible. Although 20 inches high, she weighs only one pound.

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