The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1955 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 1, 1955
Page 8
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1955 NEWS OF THE WORLD AS TOLD IN PICTURES SAN FRANCISCO OF THE FUTURE?—This is an artist's idea of what a quiet section of downtown San Francisco would look like after engineers came up with a brand-new idea for a transit system. The aerial transit would move along .a modern boulevard, traveling silently and without disturbing street traffic. The rubber-tired vehicles would be powered by electricity. r THEY DONATE TALENT TO HELP YOUR HEART — Seven famous artists, pooling talent worth about one million dollars, stand on a scaffold in Chicago to 1 paint a "Million Dollar Billboard" to aid the 1955 Heart Fund Drive. Each arlist paints his conception of an appropriate heart after helping fill in letters of the campaign slogan—"Help Your Heart Fund Help Your Heart." They are, left to right: Raincy Bennett, Marion, Ind.; Raymond Bremen, formerly of Russia; Earl Crops. Pittsburgh, Pa.; Frederick W. Bolton, Mis'nawaka, Ind.; Francis Chapin, Bristolvilie, Ohio; Margo HorT, Tulsa. Okla.. and William Schwartz, formerly of Russia. ' MAKES BREATHING EASIER—Bedfast polio patients can now travel down the corridors of the Miami Valley Hospital, in Dnyton, Ohio, thank? to this combination truck-wheel chair-chest respirator constructed by attendants. Passenger Janet Ruhcling. 20, bedfast for !;> months, is attended by Dr. H. J Bearzy and Dana Crctton, therapist. OUT, THEN IN-Maj.-Gon. William C. Chise, who head; ihe big U. S. Military Advisory Group on Formosa, must, by law, retire on Feb. 28. But he'll go right on training Chiang Kai-shek's armed forces. That 1 because he's done such a good ob that Army Secy. Robert otevcns will exercise his right LO immediately recall him to active duty. By retirement date. General Chase will have completed 35 years' service. ^ -.aOL>!...MiS(!P gallons of water.. ROAD BURNER—This is the new speedy Spyder sports car recently shown in Turin, Italy. Its 66 horsepower, four-cylinder engine can move the streamlined car along at 116 mph. A lid covering the copilot's seat and a fln behind the driver's seat add to the futuristic appearance. ON A BICYCLE BUILT FOR FIVE Five beauties demonstrate a five-place tandem bicycle at an auto accessory show in Chicago The bike being shown in major cities throughout the U S.. is manufactured in Holland Shown on the bicycle, left to right: June Henry, Shirley Talbott, Lois Markle. Rita Bernard and Jeannie Paradine. FAROUK'S FRIEND. IRMA — Irtna's excited. Irma Capece Minutolo, that is. She's exited because Ex-King Farouk, whose constant companion she has been for the past 18 months, has given her permission to go into the movies But he says she has to be dinn'ified That irks Irms a bit. "1 would be awful good in roles where I have to wear a bathing suit. I'm a good swimmer," she says. HIGH PAY. T00?-Stceplo- jack Carl Lotlis has a high- level job in Washington. He's installing a new cross atop the steeple of St. Andrew's Ukran- ian Orthodox Church. The new cross, rising over 2.iO feet in the air. replaces Em 84- year-old cross. DATE WITH MARILYN—The one and only Marilyn Monroi holds a handliii of tickets and points to the calendar in a New York re.slLiurant. March 30 is the day you can SCG her riding a pink elephrmt while v.-cnrin^ a dicss that "splits here and there." if you're in the Big City. Maiilyn will head a Iir ; t of entertainers in opening night of thp Hmyling Brothers nnd Barnum and Bailey Circus. It'll all benefit tI.e~Ncw York Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, which will set the proceeds. TOUCH TO STOP-X new truck deigned to grind it *ay u.iouji rub.,l,-!,,,|cn sticets ls tested In Bonn, Germany. Designed for IKC m the event of any possible air raids, the truck carries : Huge tank full O f water ant , , s equipped wjth 5evcra , pumps and many lengths of bose. POLICE WORK IS FAMILY AFFAIR—Enforcing the law is all in the family for two Utah County, Utah, couples. Shown above, they are, left to right: Kenneth and Vern Forshee and Joriy and Kenneth Harris. Forshee is a police officer in Provo, and Harris is a stale highway trooper. Both their wives are deputy sheriffs. So the two Kens are-among the few peace o'fficerl who can talk "shop" with their wives. EXCLUSIVE NBA 1'IIOTO. CHUGCIN' ALONG—Two persons can supposedly rid« In comfort in this tiny three-wheel auto. It was designed by electrician Andre Siames, of Boulogne Sur Seine, France. Powered by a one- horsepower motor and capable of reaching speed* up'to 50 mph, the homemade cnr was the hK at * Park ndf* Mhtbtt GUESS WHAT—As any one can sec, pictured above is n symbol of the western world's strivirtfi for peace, a futuristic sculpture entitled "Hand of Peace." It's among the new additions at the Biennial Art Exhibition in Venice. Italy, where 27 nations have permanent pavilions dedicated lo modern art. POWER IN SMALL energy Is used to power his experimental radio transmitter which has n.rangeof 100 feet! I was bum by Edward Kconjian, of the General Electric elec Iron cs aboratorv in Svrncnso M v m «"".iui uiecinc eicc-

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