The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 28, 1950
Page 11
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WEDNESDAY JUNE 28, 1950 , (AUK.) COURTRR NEWS ?A<» WJBTHW + + WORLD NEWS IN PICTURES** .SHOPPING IN POLAND—This sidewalk market scene in Lemburg Poland, is typical ol many cities now behind the Iron Curtain. Lemburg, once a fairly prosperous city, was absorbed by Russia during the war. Most Lemburg Poles were evacuated westward to Polish territory and replaced by Hussians. Almost all merchandise !s sold through Soviet state stores, at high prices, and these open air peasant markets, selling mostly second-hand clothing and household goods are the only markets where supply and demand control prices. AUTO'S SUNSHADE—A clear plastic sun visor, designed lo cut down the sun's glare yet permit drivers to [see objects in natural color, was recently introduced in Chicago. At Eop is a close-up of the steel-framed visor, and below is on illustration of how the driver views traffic lights through the plaslic. IT STARTED AS A PRANK—Mike O'Connor, 85, of Osceola, Ind., hisses his bride, the former Mrs. Alice Noble, 75, of Nilos, Mich., alter their mariage in Elkharl, Ind. The romance blossomed •when Mrs. Noble, in a prankish mood, gave her name and address to the driver of a bus she frequently rode, with instructions to give it to "some nice man." The driver turned the note over to a favorite passenger, Mike O'Connor. An exchange ol letters started the romance on its way. ONE DOWN—Canadian soldiers, members of Princess E'atriciii' light infantry company, display rigid army discipline as lliey march over the body of a fallen comrade who collapsed (rom tlio hot sun during a drill at Calgary, Alberta. LOSS PROOF—Charles Moscl designs what the Chicagoan calls THE FUTURE SPEEDS PAST THE PAST—Vivid contrast in farming methods is illustralcd in this picture showing a wliol* Irainload ot new mechanical balers leaving New Holland, Pa., and passing fields being tilled by farmers using oM-lashioneS horse- drawn implements. Scene is in Lancaster County where rmmy of the lush farms boloni; to members of Ihe Mcnnonile sects, many of whom have un aversion to modern machinery. IT BROUGHT DOWN THE HOUSE—Firemen in Redwood City, Calif., look about (lie balcony of a theater where a movie called "The Gimlighlcr" literally brought down the house. Several persons were injured when a huge part ol the ceiling collapsed. Ona woman jumped from Ihe balcony and broke bulh leas. RIGHT~HERE — Kilroy, the legendary flgur. ot World w II who" "Kilroy-was-hcre" appeared in .Irang. place, from Aachen lo Zumarraga, hoi been Immo, alized In . Piling Artist Worth Ellsworth, ri|!l.t. is seen presenting VBW commander William .1. Harry of San Francisco with . P»>"''"B »' ' , yp '™' overseas Gl, who the artist soya Is "the origin^ Kilroy. Th. painting is Insured lor $10,000. ,'* . « '.ATt&trixfft. In England the cosuimc she v.ill wear in Wimbledon trnnis championships. Last year's tnlcrna- tionally renov;ned luce-fdRed pun- ties are replaced \vilh scalloped crimes Tor 1050. (AP Wirephoto via radio from London) < , "T IIARVE STKRS-Thc bo» of thb harvest crew (right walk, bcride the lead combine to Usui In5truc » ons lo one ot itis operators a.s Ihe crew. lol lowing the harvest from Texas to the Canadian bor- drr - cuts a !lcld of "PC wlipftt on the A. J. Jenkins farm near Culllsou, Kas. Three other combines, vlslbli thfuiuib the wheat, follow mi the rows of grain. GET THE BIRD—Grounded for the duration ol Mother Blucjay's confinement is this light plane at municipal airport, Brainer Minn. Papa BUiejay sils astride the propeller while Mama Bits on the nest, which is localcit inside the round hole below ant, to the right ol the propeller. LOOK AT THAT NOISE! — This is an actual photo of sound ffcvcs emitted from a horn, taken at Uell Telephone laboratories in New York. The wave pattern, produced during a time exposure of about ten minutes, is made by a scanning technique somewhat like that used in television. A tiny microphone and a 110-volt neon lamp swing vertically through tiic sound-wave licld. producing the pattern which, is recorded by an acoustic lens. FIT FOR A SPIDER—Workers rebuilding this bridge over a deep valley near Leghorn, Italy, must have fell like flies trapped in a ; spider's web. The span's roadbed is supported by an intricate I maze of steel pipe. The bridge was destroyed by naval bombard- I , jcent during the wir./ SCRAPE WITH DEATH—This new sedan was virtually splil through the middle in an cariy- crash into the end of a drawb dpa.lJ| by inches, suffering °ply morning crash into the end of a dr.nwbridge Rate at Cambridge. Mass. The driver, Thomas L3ohan, I ~ ' ' ' ' n shvUlder, Passersby pulled him from the wreck, J SERVICE DEFENDS S K I, F — Career Diplomat John S. Service defends himself on the witness before the Senate Foreign Relations committee at Washington, answering charges made by Sen. Joseph McCarthy (K-Wts) that he "collaborated with Communists." Service has been frequently named by McCarthy In his clnlms thai the State Department was Red Infiltrated. (AP Wircphoto)

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