The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 23, 1955 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 23, 1955
Page 2
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY* 23, 1955 BLYTHEVTM.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN NEWS OF THE WORLD AS TOLD IN PICTURES FRISKY FRIEND—Paul Mendenhall, 13, ol Saratoga. Utah, is trying to conquer cerebral palsy. But he stands high in school work (he studies at home) and between lessons he has plenty of lun. He takes a daily ride in his gocart mounted on a sled and pulled by his pet goat "Mlllicent." Millicent loves it and Jumps excitedly until they're off and running. Here Paul's mother, Mrs. B. H. •Mendenhall tries to quiet the nanny. Paul has many other pets, including a parakeet he's leaching to talk. So far its repertoire is confined to a long wolf whistle. Paul's a seventh grade ftudent although be has never attended a regular .school EXCLUSIVE NBA PHOTO. "GRANDPA MOSES"—Max Gundlach, 92, puts the finishing touches on a.painting at his Winnetka, 111., home. The elderly artist, a retired photoengraver, Is preparing for a one-man show displaying his 25 canvases. RUNS THE "nw^" — Madigan is the new warden of ' Akatraz, the nation's prison. He succeeds Edwin P. Pope, retiring after 20 years in the federal prison system. Madigan had been warden of the federal penitentiary ai Tcrre Haute, Ind. MADC; HFRF WE COME'—These six small-fry crewmen are all set to take off in their "space ship" (or a quick hop to Mars The ship was built by Benjamin McMicken, of San Diego, Calif., for his nine-year-old son. Robert, right, and his playmates. The ship took eight months to build. Each o( the crewmen has a specific "control panel" to operate the ship's "radar, 1 "radio, navigation. IlilOlln!! PIC. ON A BENDER—Ni/ihl-cluU pnlcrlnlnor Akiltn Suehiro does » h.irl;l>cnd to show how easily she ripples oil some "cool" notes on the trumpet. In addition she docs .some dancing and acrobatic! while ciilurLulnliiii people in Tokyo. IT SHOE IS BIC-Thls young Parlsicmie seems fascinated !>y the size nf this hoot, used y mill Century mounted mail cni- Icrs. It's pnrt of n postal exhibit in Pails. BEWILDERED—Twin teachers George and Andy Marko perplex 11-year-old Jerry Silverman. The tsvins teach at South Euclid, Ohio, schools—George at Memorial Junior High, and Andy at. Louden Elementary. CHOW LINE INVASION—A family of opossums is getting fat mooching on the farmyard chow, line at the George Breithaupt farm, east of Culver, Kan. Each evening after the cows are milked, two trays of milk are set out for the farmyard cats. That's when the 'possums come out of hiding in the haystack. With utter disregard for the cats, they move in and take over a tray of milk. The cats, disdaining to be near the wild animals, pussy-foot over to the remaining dish. The 'possums —there are four of them—leave only when their dish is drained. Then they retreat to the haystack. Photo shows the daily mealtime scene, with the free-loaders in the background. TANDEM 'COPTER MAKES ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT—The world's largest tandem helicopter, the Air Force's YH-16 transporter, is shown as it was flown for the first time above Philadelphia, Pa. It flew at speed in excess of 130 mph and at altitudes between 3000 and 4000 feet. Tb.9 Army plans to use the 'copter for cargo and troop transport- PICTURE AT AN EXHIBITION-Thls Hnj Parlslenne seems slightly bewildered with the big canvas in front nf her Painted by Jean Allan, the work is titled. "Composition." It was shown at a Paris show called "Situation ol Painting Today." ,, "OILY" BIRD IN THE ARCTIC—A U. S Air Force C-119 transport drops Barrels of fuel at an Isolated military installation on the Greenland ice rap. All the supplies for the station are either dropped Dy low-flying transport planes or landed by transports equipped with skis. SHE'S FOCUS OF NATION'S LENSMEN—With the country: literally at her feet, lovely Lecmin Nnughton shows the radiant' smile, charm and good figure Hint won her '.'Miss.National Pressi Photographer ol 1954." A coed at the University of Maryland,] Lcoma won the award in Washington, D!*C. FOR SHALLOW WATERS-Tlils new Russian Hydro-let is designed tor use in the upper re.-iohcf of rivers and their shallow tnlmi.-inos in contrast to propeller-driven cutters, this craft has a pump-.ind-v.Mier-iot-proniiKinn device (Picture ami mutton material ure from an ollicial Soviet acency.) Smashed and prostralc at World War H's end, Germany made an economic comchack that astonished the experts. Now her economic boom is an all-time hii;h and shows no signs of slowing down IW pace. Industrial produclion accounls for more than half of Germany's total output. Today It If, IBS per cent of (he 1938 level and about in per cent above 1053's total. I'iclo-chart below gives comparative figures on bjsic economic factors.

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