The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 20, 1955
Page 10
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PACE TEN BLYTHEVILTJ5 (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TOBWAT, SWWMBBl M, 1MB NEWS OF THE WORLD TOLD IN PICTURES ^^^^^____,_ BOYALTY ON THE RUN—"William" the pony doesn't know it, but he has a famous "exercise bov" taking him for a run on the grounds of Scotland's Balmoral Castle. The little boy is Great Britain's Prince Charles. Picture, iust released, was taken during the Royal Family's recent sum- to«t vacation. SQUEEZE PLAY—Sixteen-year-old John Eldred didn't mean to "park" his car in this awkward position in Indianapolis, Ind. He accidentally bypassed a ''road closed" sign, and the car ended up wedged sideways in the ditcb of a new storm sewer. Eldred . unhurt from the car. FROZEN OUT? - The romance is reportedly off between Great Britain's Princess Margaret and Group Captain Peter Townsend, above. "The People" a London newspaper, quoting circles close to the royal household, reports that Townsend has been told "any expectations he may have entertained about marrying the princess cannot be fulfilled." He's shown in his most recent picture as he arrived recently at London Airport. N'OT TOO HIGH, YET—This is the XV3 'Converliplano, ascending to a height of 30 feet in its first flii'ht. The Bell Aircraft Corporation plane was tested at Fort Worth. Tex. Twill rotors at wingtips titke it up or down, vertically, like a helicopter. They can be turned to a horizontal position to pull the plane forward in convt'UU'innl (light. It can carry four persons or two litter p.lienU. medical attendant and Pilot,.or aji eu.uivajejil wciunt in cajm DOWN ON THE FARM—Just released by Soviet Russia is this photo o( U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas standing, right, under a portrait of Lenin during his recent trip to Russia. The dinner was held in a tent-like structure at the Kagonovich collective farm in thej Oktyabr District of Tashkent in the U.S.S.R. Douglas is proposing a toast, according to the infor-1 nation wRplkd by Commufii^ toutc*. SIGNS OF CHANGING TIMES—There was quite a contrast in the parking lots of two Lawrence, Kan., schools when students flocked in for the new term. Several years ago, the high school and junior high school lots would have looked like the picture at left. Picture at right, which shows how they look this year, shows only a part of tbe Lawrence High School parking lot EXCLUSIVE NEA PHOTOS. AND ALL PROMENADE—The Army's famed Helicopter Square Dance Team from the Armr Aviation Center, Camp Rucker, Ala, a featured great at the National Aircraft Show in Philadelphia Sept. 3-4-5, lines up for a final bow. The four Bell H-13 "choppers" are dressed eoontoy-sirte and dance the same way—for fun and to show tbe nuneBreraMUtr of this member of Army's flying; famUji MOTHER NATURE LEAVES HER TRACKS-Railroad t aftermath of floods at Farmington, Conn. The swirling waters ripped the rails and ttee from th« railroad bed and tossed them into the lines of a toooled telephone cole. ' JUST TESTING—The Army may soon be sporting Bermuda shorts and high socks in certain warm-climate areas. These men of the Quartermaster Research and Development Field Evaluation Agency at Ft. Lee, Va., are testing the possible uniform now. Pvt. Joe Lee of Nashville, Tenn., appears to be converting into shorts the trousers worn by Pvt. George Vlahos of Clement Falls, Ore. Looking on nt right is Pvt. Peter Rosedale of Providence, R.I.. already in the outfit, which has been approved by the Army Uniform Board. ^ PLENTY OF ROOM AFLOAT—100 feet wide, hangar deck of the new, 1036-foot aircraft carrier USS Forrestal is said to be one of the largest unbroken, enclosed areas under cover ashore or afloat. Shipworkers of Newport News, Va., shipbuilding yards form a line-of-comparison across the huge expanse of deck, large enough to contain 18 full basketball courts or the entire pop-i ulation of a city of 40,000. The ship soon, to undergo builder'i tea trials, will be commjwioncdi October 1. iHOPE IT'S WORTH IT ALL—M. Sgt. E. M. Freeman went to a lot of expense getting this 20-year-oid Beardmore English taxicab to his base in Riverside. Calif Freeman had the cab shipped to his home in Waterbury. Conn., from England, at a cost reportedly higher than the price of the cab itself. Then the trip from Waterbury to March Air Force Base cost him two flat tires. A tcuard checks Freeman and his cab through the gates. MISSED—Looking like a beached whale is this British Royal Air Force ''Vampire" which overshot the runway at Kai Tak Airport in Hong Kong. The plane's nose and wingtip were slightly Damaged as it landed in a narrow canal. Nobody was injured. ' MARKS MEDIC MEETING—Italy has issued this stamp to commemorate the 1955 International Medical Conference held at Verona. The two-tone brown stamp features a medallion portrait of Jerome Fracastoro, a medieval physician .who wrote medical treatises in Lr.tin. On right side of 25-lire stamp is a picture, of |Vcrona's ccnturics-old "Arena," main architectural highlight in L thc honw city of Domic and Juliet 19M 1951 1952 1953 1954~ —i»jl~ U.S. HITS RECORD EMPLOYMENT—At mid-1955 more Americans were working tor their! bread and butter than ever before—64 million of them. Dimmer side to the chart above is th«'' slight rise in unemployment in June, but this was due to schools closing for the summer, crowd*' ing employment centers with youngsters seeking extra cash for clothes and dates. Increase !•• both employment and unemployment reflects the increase in U.S. population. Data (ran Department ot Commerce and Council ol Economic Advisers. ' \

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