The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 3, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 3, 1955
Page 7
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THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1958 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN NEWS OF THE WORLD AS TOLD IN PICTURES GREECEpfe. SICILY CRETE <a=Es» Mediterranean Sea Tripoli ARAB LEAGUE Area Sq. Mi. Population 386,000 20,729.000 116,600 37,500 4,000 1,100,000 870,000 66,046 75.000 Egypt Iraq Trans Jordan Lebanon Libya Saudi Arabia Syria Yemen 5,100,000 1 500,000 1,285,000 U40.QOO 6,500,000 3,381.000 5.000,000 U.S. Area S^.'.ii. 2,977,128 U.S. Population 159.959,000 U.S.and Arab League drawn to same scale TOTAL 2,655,146 44,835,000 be focussed on the American diplomats w FOCUS FOR '55—Keen attention of -British and the League is almost, ae large as the United States. „ * « if™*r' w v'-r*vwt n * -"- — — HERCULES TAKES TO THE AIR-This is the first in-llight photo of the U. S Air Force YC-130 Hercules, a new turbo-prop cargo carrier built by Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank, Calif. It can take oft from short runways with personnel or vital supplies; fly faster and higher than any other military transport; drop paratroops and air-drop cargo to ground troops; land on rough or makeshift air strips to deliver troops and weapons to the front lines; evacuate wounded to rear-area hospitals and serve as a cargo carrier for long-range movements. The airplane measures 132 feet from wing tip to wing Up, 95 feet from nose to tail, and 38 feet in height DEATH MEETS TRAINS HERE—Robert Cordeau, Police Chief George Knight, and Stephen fuller place seven crosses and a sign at a railroad crossing in Crown Point, Ind., where seven: people were killed within a five-year, period. The sign and crosses were erected by the Crown Point Chamber of'Commerce to warn motorists of the hazard. CASE OF THE "STOLEN" TORSO—Shapely photographers' model Lynn Jones, right, complains that a picture of her scantily clad body was used on movie ads—with the face of Actress Jane Russell, left, superimposed. The 21-year-old model is suing RKO Radio Pictures, Film Magnate Howard Hughes and Harry Tatel- tnan, producer of Miss Russell's picture, for $1,000,000 in New Vork. SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT - This vehicle, called a "Rootsfer " is a cross between a motorbike and an automobile. It •was built by Jim Root, a General Motors engineer, in Kansas City, Mo shown above with his wife. The plastic body is built on motorbike wheels and is powered by a five-horsepower engine mounted on the rear of the car. Economical and weighing only 300 pounds, the car cruises at 35 m.p.h and has a top speed of 60., OLD. OLD GLORY—This U S. flag was flying over the Palo Alto.'Calil., library about five months before someone noticed that it only had 45 stars. It was made some time between 1896 and 1907. Holding the flag are Wilma Reed, left, and Audrey Bartholomew, both of the library staff. '"FIREMAN SAVE MY PUP!"—This adventurous pup chased a bird onto the thin ice of Lake iBarcroft Va but was too scared of his shaky footing to make the return trip. Passers-by called trie nearby Bailey's Cross Roads fire department Capt E. G. Brimsely. left, and Pvt W E Thomas made the rescue. EXCLUSIVE SEA PHOTO. vT"*! SHOO SHOO CHOO CHOO-A -hotgun and her two Afghan hound* help Lenena Davis keep workers of! her p"p«tv Vn L^on,, ID. Tne Chicago San.tao L>i-ti»-l wants to build a railroad spur on the property, but the embattled householder says her lease does not expire until December 1957- NEW STAMP - This is the proposed 15-cent stamp being planned for the "certified mail' service. It would be used in first-class mail where no specific value is claimed, but where proof of mailing and delivery is desired. The stamp would be available at less cost than registered mail, according to postal authorities in Washington, D. C. FLORID AFFAIR—New Delhi reports say India is going ga-gaj over a troupe of ente-tainers sent the.-e by Communist China.. Woven through the three-hour performance is, of course, Red propaganda to the eflect that Red China and India have much in common.. Here India's Prime Minister Nehru smilingly accept^ a basket of flowers from a gaudily painted member of the Chinese "cultural delegation." CAT WHO CAME TO DINNER—Dressed for the occasion, "Spnrky" licks his lips an he wniU lor someone to pour his milk. Infinite patience got this picture for the photographer, Mik« lanctla, 17-year-old Cleveland, Ohio, hifih school student. NO, NOBODY'S IN THEM-™* Is what Olc Man Winter did . to the laundry of Mrs. Michael W. Rouse In Rochester, N, Y. Zero j UmptraUm Mien Ml the citizens at Rochester cold, too, bur not, w« hor*. »s »**. WHAT A DIFFERENCE 10 YEARS MAKE—Judeing from Communist China's recent «cti, If* hard to believe this sign once did appear on the "Bund," a street in Shanghai. . But It wu tiunf in September, 1945, to welcome Adm. Thomas Kincaid and his 7th Fleet, (Ivc ycari bcfort Chiing was chased from the Chinese mainland. Today Shanghai is part of Communist Chlni Md MM •am* 7th Fleet, under Adm, Alfred Pride's command, is alert and ready to help UM vietbM it Red China's aggression.

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