The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 8, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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S'ATORTVAY, OCTOBW! 8, PAQB&EYEN NEWS OF THE WORLD TOLD IN PICTURES ^^^^™^^—•"' ' ' ' '" • " ' -----WELL I SWAN—Police book all kinds of fugitives, but this booking is a rare one. A 40-pound swan that escaped from a lagoon in a Chicago, II!., cemetery is registered in the prisoner book by Policemen Jack Cullotta, left, and Glenn McKee. Th* loose bird darted into a busy intersection, was taken into custody and fed at the jaiL Then it was turned over to an animal protective society. RE-ELECTED—Mrs. John B. Moose of Leesville, S.C., has Women's Missionary Society of the United Lutheran Church in America. SU8FACE TRANSPORTED PACKAGES MAY MEASURE I'OO" (LENGTH + GIRTH) AND WEIGH SO IBS. (Some APO'i KCtft n *«.< AIR PARCH. POST LIMITEO TO XT (LENGTH + GIRTHS AN9 2 LBS. WEIGHT SENDER'S NAME AND ADDRESS NAME OF SERVICEMAN, RANK, SERIAL NUMBER. BRANCH Of SERVICE, APO OR NAVY NUMBER AND POST OFFICt DO HOT UK GUMMED LABELS PERISHABLES AM NOT ACCEFTCD CONTAINERS MUST BE: WOOD CAMTO.LY CUSHION AND PACK TKXTU fylAIL OVERSEAS GIFTS EARLY.'—The U. S. Post Office has designated the period October 15 to November 15 for mailing Christmas parcels to overseas servicemen and women to insure delivery before Christmas Day. Illustrated above are the more important P.O. regulations for such parcels. In addition, matches and lighter fluid are prohibited in all overseas mail. Coffee, cigarettes and other 1 tobacco products may not be sent to Armed Forces personnel in certain European countries. It is a ' very good precaution to put IWSIDE the package, a slip of paper wi» names and addresses of sender and serviceman, together with a list of the contents to provide identification in the event the address , on the outside becomes defaced or the parcel is broken open. When in dovbt, consult your post office. WYI-ER GOOSE CHASE — Producer-Director William Wyler considers an applicant for the role of a bad-tempered goose hi "The Friendly Persuasion," which he is filming in Hollywood. The applicant, held here by owner Bill Leland of Los Angeles, dJd not qualify—too good-natured, as geese go. POP-EYED—No, that's not what gives Sandy Pcndrey such a peculiar look at Miami Beach, Fla. The photograper just managed to capture the reflection of a beach umbrella on her sunglasses. LADY ON THE RUN—Patricia McCormick scampers away from a charging bull after her c«p« was torn from her hands in the Tijuana, Mexico, bullring. It was her first encounter with the vicious La Punta bulls since one gored her seriously two years ago. Cape is shown under bull's hoofs. SETS UP RITZY PERON EXILE—Maria Oman Weiss, glamorous, tennis-playing friend of Juan Peron is seeking a Juxurious' villa in Zurich. Switzerland, (or Ine deposed Argentine dictator; She is backed by his "exile" fortune. The 35-year-old brunette is armed with Peron's power of attorney. Peron is reported to have a. sum estimated at between $6,000,000 and $20,000,000 in various banks in Switzerland. Miss Weiss is pictured in Buenos Aires, where she competed in the Pan-American Games tennis matches. A BUST ALL THE WAY—Sculptor Leone Tomassi wants to get rid of this white Carrara Marble bust of Juan Peron, ousted dictator of Argentina. But nobody wants it anymore. Peron gave Tomassi, of Pietrasanta, Italy, the commission three years ago. The bust was to be part of a monument which would have been taller than the Statue of Liberty. Parts of the monument were shipped to Buenos Aires just after the recent revolution, but nobody will claim tiiem. LADY IN "DISTRESS"—Wrestler Tarzan Moreno rldw th« horni of a buH H ht keeps th* animal from goring a younrf Mexican girl tied to a stake in a daring performance at Reynosa* Maria Bonita narrowly escaped death when Uw bull m»d« Mveral approach** before Moreno could : *'SEEINC-EYC" CAT—Meet "Specks," year-old cat who is the "seeing eye" lor "Blackie," blind, seven-year-old cocker spaniel, They are shown with their mistress, Gloria Bloodworth, of Gainesville, Ga. She soys the cat sensed BJackie's oncoming blindness before the family figured ou< why the dog seemed so bewildered •4 times. Within six months Blackie was completely blind. By that time, Specke had taken over. She guides him cnrefully ftcros* the street to a bird hath, halting him for traffic and then nudging him on. She waits patiently until the cocker finishes drinking and start! him on the return tnyk. He trots closely behind the C*t, who periodical*? turns back to give htm n reassuring brush under Mi nose. She also guides him around the Bloodworth home to keep him from bumping into furniture and J»i|W kftft & HEADS AEC PROJECT-Dr. Amasa. Stone Bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, is chief of the Sherwood branch of the Atomic Energy Commission's division of research. The Sherwood branch is presently working on a program begun in 1951 to harness the power of the H-bomb for peaceful uses. Dr. Bishop joined the AEC two years ago, leaving a post at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Cambridge, NURSE'S AID—Science has come up with this answer to the national shortage of hospital nurses. It's a monitor scope which enables one nurse to sit at a desk and look into each room, checking the patients. Images of the rooms rotate on the screen at regular intervals. With switches at left of scope she controls the cameras in the various rooms, and she can talk to the patients through the speaker. A patient can have privacy by switching off the camera and speaker jn his room. The device was shown recently at the American Hospital Show in Atlantic City, NJ, GUIDES STARS—Fern Carter is still on the job after 36 years as a schoolteacher in the movie studios. Child actors must keep up with their school work, and she has been the teacher of a great number of them, starting with the "Our Gang" comedy group. COZY CAR—It's easy getting in and out of this four-seater midget car on display at the International Motor Show in Frank-] furl. Germany. Both the front and back doors lift to admit driver, nnd passengers, who sit back to back. The Dornier Delta has a one-cylinder, 14-horsepower engine located in the middle, under the floorboard. Cost of .the. cap,, which has a top speed-of-50 m.p.h^ is about $700. lis giant stack of empty oil cans WANTS TOWN - Paul McDaniel heads a group of Hoi ton. Tex,, businessmen wno want to buy the honmins mum town of Grants, N.M. The group owns some two million acres of uranium lenses around Grants, which is in need of money to expand water, sev/- age and other facilities. McDaniel says the group wants to protect its investment by buying the town and keeping it from eoinc broke. I m#.t**^--''**-^"f- : A-"- .-1.1S&*w, •; •--:• • ... \;.; i ;,;v: : i< < i.fcSxWP^s^mi^H^^^^fm^^ (PINT-SIZED PICKETS—They're picketing the CIO pickets picketing their father's cleaning shop 'in Detroit, Mich. The Amalgamated Clothing Workers were trying to organize Bert Parson's em- ployes. Three-year-old Gory, left, and Kalhy, 4, found picketing hard work, quk ki two hours.

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