The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 7, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 7, 1955
Page 11
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MONDAT, WOTEMBER T, 1955 (AME.)' COUKTCT mswt PAGB ELEVEN Red Cross Worker's Pencil Delights Overseas Troops By .NEA Service BAD CANNSTATT, Germany — (NEA) — Diane Curd, former Chicago department store window display designer, has'been sketching GIs from North Africa to Germany. A former art student In Europe, Chicago-born Diane likes to draw pencil porlraits. Last year she joined the American Red Cross as a recreation worker. She soon found a good use lor her art training. Her first stations were Port Lyautey and then Marrakech. French Morocco. A land of internal unrest. Morocco has recently made Page One headlines with one of the worst of many outbreaks of terrorism. Places for the American GIs to go and play are few and far between. So it keeps the recreation staff on its toes. Went Over Big While looking around for something new. Diane decided to try .some pencil sketches of her friends as an experiment. The idea went over big and she soon found the GIs waiting in line to have their pictures drawn. "It's the kind of personalized recreation that seemed to mean a lot to men In such far-away lands. ' the pretty blue-eyed artist explains. From North Africa, Diane came to the U. S. Army Hospital at Bad Cannstatt for temporary duty. Again she found a welcome reception for her artistic experiment. Many of the patients in the 4SO- bed. hospital are unable, to leave their beds or rooms. So with pencil and sketch-pad in hand. Diane lL>urs one ward after another sketching the patients in their beds. Send Pictures Home Other hours she spends in the hospital's recreation hall, drawing the mobile patients who come Uiere during the day and evening hours. Most of the men send their pictures home, Diane finds. Others keep them around to show their friends and hang in their billets. Recently one GI, about to marry a German girl, liked his portrait so much he asked Diane to draw his bride-to-be. She did, from the girl's photograph. The young artist finds other uses for her art training. When not pencil sketching, she is busy planning and making posters, party decorations and programs. Diane's next assignment will be at the Red Cross recreation center at Chaumont, France. Area Retail Sales Increase ST. LOUIS W—Department store sales in the Eighth Federal Reserve District rose 5 per cent last week compared to the same week a year ago, despite drops reported from two cities. Little Rock reported a 2 per cent decline in sales and in Memphis sales fell 4 per cent, the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank reported today. A 10 per cent increase In the St. Louis area was the largest gain of the week. At Louisville sales were 2 per cent above those of the same week of 1964. Sales from Jan. 1 through Oct. 29 averaged 7 per cent above the same period of last year, the bank reported. Bond Issue Act Upheld I LITTLE ROCK Ufl — Atty. Gen. Tom Gentry Friday upheld the legality of a 1955 act authorizing bond issues for expansion of the state parks system. In the opinion to state Publicity Director Sam Kirby. Gentry saia the Publicity and Parks Commission may use park revenues to retire bond issues for park hnp-ove- ments. Time goc, faster For Cpl- Leo L. HU as he poses for a pencil portrait by Dune Curd. Fitz is recuperating in the U.S. Army hospHal at Bad Cannstatt. Germany. ^^ mission. No application has been j outstanding shares of .Central pre- filed. ferred stock and 104,970 of Central's As of last Monday, Hungerford ! 337355 outstanding common shares, said, his firm holds 81,952 of 169,191 Frisco May Merge With Georgia Line ST. LOUIS Wl —'The possibility that the Central of Georgia and the Frisco railroads may be linked and operated as a through route was indicated in a statement that Frisco now has enough stock to gain work- Ing control of the Georgia road. Clark Hungerford, president of Frisco, said yesterday his firm's Interest in the Central of Georgia is shown by "purchases of additional stock from time to time." He declined to say whether his line plans to take working control. a step which would require approval of the Interstate Commerce Com- When COLDS Make Baby Cry GIVE HIM RELIEF THAT Does More Than Work on Chest When a chest cold strikes, use Vicks VapoRub-the proved medication that acts two ways at once. When you rub It on, Vapo- Rub quickly relieves muscular soreness. At the same time, VapoRub's medicated vapors bring relief with every breath. This soothing medication travels deep into Baby's nose, throat and large bronchial tubes. Congestion starts breaking up. Coughing eases. Warming relief comes, lasts for hours. So when colds strike, depend on - VA PO R VJB RutonKffief..Bnoff>sfnPeffaf VJtti and VopoSub are fi«g. Iradt Mark*. Navy Seeking Jet Base In Mississippi WASHINGTON Ifi — The Navy said Saturday it plans to ask Congress next year to authorise a Jet training basen ear Meridian, Miss., and appropriate money for a start on the 40 million dollar project. It announced yesterday it has selected the Meridian area for the base to be used In advanced training for Navy jet pilots. The base, to cover 4,500 acres, would be about 15 miles northeast of Meridian in Lauderdale County A Navy press officer said the field would have a staff of about 115 oficers and 1,200 enlisted men. Its school is to accommodate SO student officers and 165 aviation cadets. It also will employ about 150 civilian workers. It is impossible at this time, the spokesman said, to state when the field might be placed in operation. Walking on Air Not So Easy CAMP OTSU, Japan UH— The U S. Army purchased a Japanese display balloon to advertise a fund fair here. Two sore-armed men, touching the ground about every fourth step. TVA Users Set New Record CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. Wl — A new record has been set in '.he use of electricity in the Tennessee Valley area (or the second tims this season, the Tennessee Valley Authority reports. Q. O. Wessenauer, TVA's manager of power, said Uiat a one-hour maximum of 7.666,000 kilowatt was recorded in the TVA system from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. This compares with a previous high of 7,448,000 kilowatts for one hour on Oct. 11, he said. Wessenauer saia use of electricity totaled 164.610,000 kilowatts during the 24-hour period of Thursday. This also Is a new record, he said, exceeding the 160, 537,000 kilowatts hours marks established in the 24 hous of Oct. 17. The TVA official added that the increased use was the result of the cold weather. delivered the huge hydrogen-filled sphere yesterday. They had talked it 10 miles over a mountain pass from Kyoto to Otisu. Vienna Opera House Reopened VIENNA. Austria HI — Vienna's famous opera house — whicn went down in flames during the war — was formally reopened last week as Austria prayed that the nations cultural rebirth might be the opening act of an era of world peace. In a solemn state ceremony, the key to the opera—rebuilt by contri- butions of music-loving Viennese-was handed to opera director Dr. Karl Boehm by Austrln'i mlulswr of education. A festive premiere with B«tho- ven's VPidello" tonight may be on« of the greatest social events In Europe's postwar history. The massive residence of the Dalai Lama of Tibet at Lhasi, Polala Palace, Is said to be the only building in all Tibet with electricity. Science Shrinks Piles New Way Without Surgery Nc- York. N. V. (Special) -For the first time science has found a new healing substance with the astonishing ability to shrink hemorrhoids and to relieve pain-without surfjcry. In case after case, while gently relieving pain, actual reduction (shrinkage) look place. 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