The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1953 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 9, 1953
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fAGI MX BLITHJSVILLE fAOTC.)' CUHRim THURSDAY, APRTL 9, 19W NEWS OF THE WORLD IN PICTURES UNCLE JIM GREETED — Sgt. James Loughran has more than his share of greeters on his return to New York from the Korean battle area. Eleven nieces and nephews pay tribute to their hero on the Brooklyn Army base pier after he dismbarked with other vets from the Troopship Gen. William Welgel, the first Korean transport to sail to an east coast port. Sgt. Loughran is from West Hempslead, L. I., a »uburb a short way outside the New York City limits. (AP Wirephoto) CELEBRITY MOI1T AT THE CIRCUS — Film Actress Marlene Dietrich displays her million-dollar gams and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt Stokowski wears a glamorous evening gown to advantage as they flank circus impresario John Ringling North at the premier performance of the circus in New York. The celebrities appeared to help the opening night charity receipts tor the local United Corenral Palsy fund. Miss Dietrich served as guest ring mistress, Mrs. Stokowski as chairman of the charity committee. (At" Wirephoto) j AT EASE SAILORI — A surprised sailor gets sloshed with a bucket of water at Naval Air Station in Miami, Fla., all part of Navy tradition which says a man promoted to petty officers, gets dunked one way or another. Gene Roig of Miami a Naval reservist, had just been told by his commanding officer (behind Roig) that he had been promoted to petty officer. The commanding officer, who knew what was coming, ordered Roig to about face. Roig did — and this was the result. Note the surprised sailor's hands, still itiffly at his sides as he stood at attention. (AP Wirephoto) GI IN BRAIDS — Private Zhahay Horse's Son, 20-year-old Navajo Indian, displays his braids at Ft. Meade, Md., which measure 37 inches. The youth was adopted 12 years ago, while living on an Arizona, Navajo Indian reservation, by Mrs. Ethel Carroll who took him to Martin's Perry, Ohio. She promised his father his hair would never be cut when she adopted the boy. Zhahay it processing at Ft. Meade. The Army waives regulation haircut requirements where religious beliefs are involved. (AP Wirephoto) PRAYER BEFORE ATTACK — Father James Kelly, a battalion chaplain with the 5th U. S. Marines, prays with Marines from the 2nd battalion, 7th Marines, as they stand by to move out to hit the enemy on the Western Korean front. (Ar Wirephoto) 'FIRST ATTEMP' NEEDS NO SECOND TRY — "First Attempt," with owner Lloyd P. Tate up, clears the triple bar jump in near-perfect form during winning performance at the Mid-South Horse Show near Pinehurst, N. C. "First Attempt," performing on home grounds, took the juniper championship at the benefit show for two county hospitals. (AP Wirephoto) YUKON RUSH-A big nick-el- cobalt-copper stampede is reported underway in Canada's Yukon. "X" on Newsmap locates the big strike area in the White Hiver canyon about 350 miles south of Fairbanks, Alaska. The new find is 80 miles from Kluane Lake, scene of a similar strike in 1952. COUNCILMAN FLOORED — Stunned and angry, Councilman William H. Fahrenbach, 66, lies on the floor of Lakewood municipal building in Cleveland, O., after being floored in a fight. Peter Koenig. Jr., 46, threw the punch that sent Fahrenbach sprawling over chairs. Koenig said he acted in self-defense in an exchange of blows following an argument between the two men over rezoning a businss proprty. (AP Wirphoto) LITTLE 'COWBOY' DROWNS — An uncovered cesspool in a neighbor's yard ended an cowboy and Indians game (April 2) at Indianapolis, Ind., for Byron Buhneing, two-year-old "cowboy." The sorrow- Ing parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Buhneing, cling to each other In background while police and neighbors try to revive the boy, their only child, who drowned. (AP Wirephoto) ALIVE FOR EASTER — Linda Dccubclls, four, cuddles her Easter bunny, glad to be alive In Jacksonville, Fla. When her heart (topped beating hallway through a tonsil operation March 31, Dr. Eugene Simmons cut open her chest and brought her back to life by massaging her heart, (AP Wirephoto) m INJURED MAN COMFORTED BY WIFE — Mrs, Veda Penny, 22, bends over her seriously injured husband, Aleck Penny, 32, after two automobiles collided in Santo Monica, Calif., at a blind Intersection. Mrs. Penny herself was injured, but not seriously. In left background is one of four other victims, Mary Perry, 23, whose injuries wera not serious. (AP Wirephoto) •&i !t»"' 1 «v,.&£^fcfcj™* f ^*• •'S 3 ^^--^""'**™"-" 5 " 1 ^^ BIG "SURPRISE-Washed ashore at Kitty Hawk. N. C., this 50-foot whale was quite a surprise for strollers along the beach. Youngsters Larry Swain and Billy Brown find it's a big job to bit the sea mammal's tail flipperi. REMAINS SILENT—Miss Gene Weltfish. a lecturer at Columbia University, refused to reply In Washington when > asked by'the Senate investigators whether she had stated she had documentary evidence the United States was using germ warfare in Korea She appeared as a witness before Sen. Joseph McCarthy's senate Investigations subcommittee. (AP Wirephoto) GENERAL MUD TAKES OVER-lr. addition to ilsming the Chinese anlTkoTc^Communistsf UN units are finding the muddy Korean terrain a formidable opponent. Here Marines combine ihclr collective brawn In an effort tn free a leep stuck in the mud. where spring thaws have turned SCULPTOR-ARTIST MAKES LONG STUDV OF CHRIST — Lorenzo Perrl, ftalian sculptor-artist, works on a panel In Rome showing skelton of Jesus Christ according to long study made by Ferrl. ' Panel second from left Is photographic negative of Sancta Slndone, the shroud believed to be the whit* linen cloth Joseph of Arlmathea wrapped around Jesus' body after It was removed from the cross. Second from right Is a drawing of Christ's muscular system. At right is Perri's completed version of Christ's body. Christ was more than six feet tall, long-limbed tnd finely muscled. (Ar Wirephoto)

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