The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 22, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 22, 1955
Page 7
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SATOROAT, OOTOBBR M, MW BLTTHEYgJJI (ARK.) COURIgK PAGK SETEN NEWS OF THE WORLD TOLD IN PICTURES To Buy-This Market Basket Steelworkers Must Work •> UNITED STATES UNITED KINGDOM SWEDEN WEST GERMANY FRANCE ONiyi(ir.38min. 4hr.45min. Shr.lmin. 1 Ib. BACON 1 Ifa. BEEF I Ib. SUGAR I Ib. POTATOES 1 Ib. BUTTER 1 Ib. WHITE BREAD 1 dz. EGGS I ql. MILK. 6hr.27min. 9hr.51min. MAMIE'S RECIPE SCORES—This pumpkin chiffon pie, made from a recipe sent in by Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower, the First Lady, really hit the spot with 11-year-old Gary Smith of Clay City, Ind. Displaying the pie is Mrs. Ruth Fisher Holbrook, food, consultant at Chicaco's 1955 International Dairy Show STEELERS' HIGH PURCHASING POWER—American steel workers labor for less time to pay for a basic market basket of food than do any of their counterparts in leading stcel-producisg countries says the American Iron and Steel Institute. The chart above makes the comparisons. It is based on average wages and retail prices of 1953, latest year for which data was available from most foreign countries. LOOKING FORWARD—This is an aerodynamic design specialist's conception of Hie combat jet plane of the future. Featuring lower and upper vertical tails on a long, slim body, with horizontal fins front and rear, the design was drawn by Ervin R. Heald of Douglas Aircraft. Heald says "a jet capable of flying up to six times the speed of sound at altitudes ot 100,900 feet is not too .distant" -J SHE'S A CHAMP— Monocco D.itiic^ j,Ui a <..—.,...„ aner being named Senior Champion and Grand Champion female Jersey at Chicago's 1955 International Dairy Show. The four-year-old also judged first in the Best Udder Class, is shown with owner Paul McCarthy of Lyndon Ky "KING" EXPECTS "ROYAL" HEIR—"The King" to everyone in Movieland, Clark Gable, 54, is going to be a papa for the .first time come May. This announcement was made by his fifth wife, Kay Williams Sprcckles, 37. She says she has never seen her' husband so excited as he is over the expected event. The couple are shown here after their marriage last July 12. HONORS SAINT—This new Italian stamp honors St. Francis, founder of the Monastic Order of Franciscans. Depicting the Basilica at St. Francis in Assissi, Italy, the stamp is fawn and black. ANOTHER FIRST FOR THE NAVY—The converted heavy cruiser USS Boston will be commissioned November 1 as the world's first guided missile combat ship. Shown here in the Delaware River as it began its sea trials, the 673-foot vessel is equipped with two twin launchers, shown pointing skyward at extreme left, which are capable of firing the Navy's needle-nose antiaircraft missile, the Terrier. It will be commissioned at tbe Philadelphia Naval Yard, "TOPS" — Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce has been named "Woman of the Year" for 1955 by the Lido Civic Club o£ Washington, an organization of professional and business men of Italian descent. She received the award in absentia at her diplomatic post in Rome. STOCKING UP FOR HALLOWEEN—This painting, considered remarkable for « 12-year-old, wai made by John Lohla, an eighth- grade schoolboy In Detroit. The highly Imaginative work Is called "Witches' Broom Rental Service." It shows witches, carrying jugs, lined up at the rental counter to get their brooms for Halloween. John hai fixed th« rental price of a broom at one jug of WALL STREET TICKS ON ATOMIC POWER—The American Stock Exchange temporarily put atomic energy to a peaceful use—activating its 959 stock and bond tickers in 163 U.S. and Canadian cities. It was done as Nuclear Corp. of America placed its common shares on the market. Here Dr. Kennard Morganstern. left, vice president of NCA, grips tongs holding radioactive Cobalt 60, which powered an adding'machine which triggered the ticker keyboard. Stock Exchange President Edward T. McCormick iiolds scintillation counter attache dtp the electronic adding machine. WILSON MEMORIAL-This seven-cent Woodrow Wilson stamp will go on sale at Staunton, Va., Jan. 10. 1956. It will mark the 100th year since the birth of the World War I president in Staunton, Dec. 28, 1856. HOLD EVERYTHING—A missing hand doesn't keep a mechanic from getting a job at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Making this possible is a newly developed artificial hand, with holes and grooves, which holds practically every tool needed. "The Hand" eases manipulation of various-sized tools, fitted into the holes. It was developed by T/Sgt. Herman J. Roberts of the 96th Field Maintenance Sauadron at the base. UPPED BY REDS—Vlademii Matskevich, who headed th« Russian farm delegation that toured the United States this summer, has been named Soviet minister of agriculture. It ia expected he will try to introduce to his country some American farming techniques, especially those used in com and hog production. LEADS CREEKS-Constan- linos Karamanlis is Greece's nt'w premier and minister of defense. The 48-year-old leader of the Greek Rally Party succeeds Alexander Papagos. who died October 4. Minister of communications in the Papagos cabinet, he faces a rough time with parliament, where his party's majority has been cut by factional squabbles. SOME PUNKIN!—World's biggest "jack-o'-lantern" is this huge storage tank at Union Oil of California's plant at Wilmington, Calif Each Hallowr-en season, the company paints the ordinarily white tank a brilliant orange and gives it features The mouth is 73 feet long, with teeth four feet square Eyes are )8 feet long. The tank is so situated that it can be seen for miles across country Floodlighted at night, its great grin's enough to make a drinking driver swear off. BUD-TO-BLOSSOM IN MINUTES—All taken during a period of less than 15 minutes, the photographs above depict the amazing performance of the rrioonflower, which blossoms into full bloom before the watcher's eyes. The series was taken recently at the home of W. F. Post, near Sharpsville, Pa. He pointed out that the process would have required even less time had the evening[been warmer. When completely opened the flower measures about five inches in diameter. Once it has bloomed, it lasts only Uhrough the. night, but its place is taken by others the next evening. Post's two plants contain thousands of buds "which should(continue blooming until the first frost ELECTED?—C o m m u n 1 s t- supported JuKClino Kubitscheh Is tiw unofficial winner in Brazil's presidential election. He says he will tour the United States and Europe as soon as TRICKY DIXIE —Any time Vernon Erickson, Scandia; Kan., farmer, wonts a teeter-totter playmate, he just calls his four-monlh-old colt, Dixie. Not only will she seesaw with him, but sometimes she plays on It alone, slanding on the plank and shifting her weight back and forth. Dixie StttiM hj!0(10 Tl^l MQlM 0 bjMxifMHmtMSf' tNd WMld OJQfi Uf ^A bMfc.lMAt I

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