The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 15, 1954 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 15, 1954
Page 7
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN NEWS OF THE WORLD IN PICTURES COME AND GET 'EM—It's bargain day at the Chicago, 111,, brick yard. The municipal government put two million granite blocks and bricks u p for sale at two cents apiece. Once used for paving, they are no longer needed, as the city now paves with asphalt and concrete. Hundreds 01 Chicagoans reportedly besieged the yard to snake purchases. SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY—Capt. Harry Smith, right, and his son, Harry, Jr., leave the airliner they flew from Minneapolis, Minn.., to Washington, D. C. The elder Smith was retiring, and lurned over command at the airplane to his son, who flew as copilot on the last journey. ft. DUNKED—Carl Thoredsson, a veteran high wire artist, keeps his balance while Kiell Zetters- from, a novice at the game, sings momentarily into the water at Taennforsen Falls near Jaemtland, Sweden. The tense moment occurred at mid-stream and Zetterstrom was probably very thankful when they got to the other side. This picture was taken with a telephoto lens aimed at rim of the waterfall, which drops 15 feet. ON A BENDER—There's somclhing about a beach that seems to bring out the acrobat in most people- Lovely Natasha Badgley isn't any different as she keeps fit and acquires a sun tan et Miami Beach, Fla. CIVIL DEFENSE - Gen. Sir Sidney Kirkman is the Director General of Britain's newly organized civil defense program. Formerly he was Quartermaster General of the British army, iCN HER WAY—"With pennants flying, the new liner Saxonin steams out of Liverpool,, Icn route to Montreal. Canada, on her maiden voy age. The vessel is due lo carry 1000 travelers to Montreal every three weeks. SUPER-DUPER JET—This needle-like sv -rsonic jet, named Fairey Delta 11, has been successfully test flown in England. A single-seater, it is powered by a Rolls Roycc "Avon" turbo-jet engine, and has on unusually thin delta midwing described as "sword edged." The elongated nose section, which has an air speed indicator in the end, lowers in night like a drawbridge to permit visibility while tending and taxiing. AND I MEAN BUSINESS—That's what this young puma could be saying to the innocent-appearing, thin-legged deer. Hunched on its back legs, the young cat succeeded in frightening the deer, who was relieved when the puma was removed lo its cage al a Miami, Fla., zoo. HONORED —Frederick Coolidge Crawford, chairman of the board of Thompson Products, Inc., has been chosen industrialist of the year by the Society of Industrial Realtors. Crawford, o "foremost contributor lo the advancement of aviation," will receive the award from Gen. Patrick J. Hurley In Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 10. DOUBLE DUTY—Politician-iarmer Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., gazes wistfully at tjie $85,500 Hereford bull at a public auction in Romeo. Mich. Th» sale wns held to clear a 2500-acre farm in order to make way for a Ford Motor Company proving ground. MENTIONED-Richard J. Cushlng, Catholic archbishop 01 Boston, Mass., may become a cardinal, according to Vatican City sources. It is reported Pope Pius Xll Is considering the creation of one American and two Italian cardinals to restore the College of Cardinals to its full strength of 70. ALL-AROUND MAN—When Brig.-Oen. Frank Dorn retired from the Army, ho thought he'd settle down in California and write. After he seltled down, another general advised him to forget about writing and take up painting. Dorn took the advice and now is one of the most promising artists on the West Coast. He and President Elsenhower are the only two U. S. generals ever to hold oiie-man art shows. TAKES AFTER MISTRESS—Peggy, n pint-sized elephant who doesn't believe in signs, Is coaxed from a Detroit, Mich., park fountain by her mistress, swimming star Esther Willinms. Whilo talcing a walk, the pool proved too much of a temptation, and took an impromptu dip. -3 MUSCLEMEN—British Tommies, on maneuvers at Salisbury Plains, nonchalantly hoist an enormous lank on their shoulders and move It to another part of battleground. Don't get excited— the tank is only an inflated rubber one, skillfully used to baffle the "enemy." IT'S A DOUBLE "DOUBlE"-Twins Betty and Becky Hawkins, of Ashevillo, N. C., like tht Idea of taking their picture with threc-.vcck .ild twin calves, a rarily in the farm world. "Buck" ud "Bald/ 1 «» th« barnvird twlni. and their mami itmdi in thi rur, SAFE IN A PINCH—By a stroke of luck the occupants of this small car escaped without a scratch after o frcnk accident involved two buses in Llmo.ire, Franre. Crowds stand around and inspect the sandwiched automobile. l/.VS/ - ia.Jx' ,>.,, «i.«,. - 3 - ,J IT COULD MAKE PLENTY OF BREAD—More than 8000 bushels of wheat are piled In i Montrose, Mo., strccl after farmers ran out of storage space. Forecasts Indicate some 300,000 bushels^ot wheat from ihls year's billion-bushel crop will add to the storage problem throughout the notion, where 875,000,W« busbeh are already In storage.

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