The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 14, 1955
Page 12
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TWELVE LE (ARK.) COURIER NBWS THURSDAT, APRIL 14,1958 NEWS OF THE WORLD TOLD IN PICTURES BELIEVE A WORD OF IT—That's what U. S. delegate Henry Cabot Lodge, left, could minWnf.Vhe listens to Russia's Ark»dy Sobolev, right, during a meeting of the UN Securlt* Cwnc«. Russia was forcing a resolution to brand the U. S. « an aggressor in Formosa, GANDER AT A GANDER—Henry Miller, of Lebanon County, Pa., exhibits his old, gray Toulouse gander, which was chosen the grand champion waterfowl at the Harrisburg. Pa., farm show. THINGS OF BEAUTY NO MORE—Stripped of the finery they once wore, these !50 mannequins wait immodestly tor the sound of the auctioneer's gavel. They were auctioned along with $10,000,000 worth of other equipment used in the famous John Wanamaker department store in New York City. And when the last of the fixtures and equipment \yent under the gavel,.New York's oldest merchandising institution was a thing of the past. Examining the mannequins abov« is Auctioneer O. Bundle Gilbert. A WHALE OF A JOB—This slant, 200-ton steel cylinder became a whale of a problem when it eamc time to transport It from Holland to the oil fields of Saudi Arabia. So Its manufacturers pretended it was a whnlc and Moated it part of the way. Made of materials gathered from eight countries, the man-made- Moby Dick was carried most of the way on the back of A locomotive carrier, one of only two vessels In the world with a boom capable of handling such a tremendous Weight. About one and a half miles from Saudi Arabia, It was lowered into the water and hauled to shore by • tug, shown above. Measuring 114 feet long, with an Interior diameter of 16 feet nine Inches, the huge cylinder will be used to convert low-octane naphthas into high-octane gasoline. Designed by Aramco Overseas Company and Lummus Engineering Company, Ltd. of London, the cylinder Is a reactor vessel of a fluid hydroformcr, a name which fits Its size. LIKELY CHOICE - Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky, wartime Red Army leader and Polish Minister of Defense, is believed the likely choice for Supreme Commander of Russia's projected Eastern Unified Military Command. Russia's counterpart of NATO, it includes the seven Communist East European satellites. FORMOSA BARS INVADING BUGS— U the war against disease by Nationalist Chinese doctori Is indicative of how Chiang's men operate, the Chinese Reds better think twice about invading Formosa. Here, white-coated medics at Keelung, Formosa give a group of evacuees from Conunu- nist?threatened Tachen Islands a dousing in a move to combat pestilence. HOME'S ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS - The 49-year-old sidewhecl steamer, Ticonderoga," says "you first" to a train before resuming its 2-mile overland journey to the Shelbourne, Vt., museum, where it will be on permanent dlsplny. Once called the "Queen of the Lakes," th« "Ticonderoga" stopped for the train just 200 feet from the museum, where it was transported DQUU feet by special rail from Lake Champliiin. SKIS HELP HIM LOG GOOD DAY'S WORK—This logger Is skiing on the job, but he's not doing It for sport. He's Kenneth Lambert, assistant chief sealer at the Brown Co., Berlin. N. H. Recently Brown's wanted to know how much wool was stored in a section of the Androscoggin Rlv- •r, above Berlin. Lambert hit upon an Idea. He borrowed a pair of skis, hooked one end of a light rope to his belt and started "skiing" across the loj-pncktd river. Arriving at the other side, the rope wai pulled back and measured to determine the exact width of the stream at a given point. Th« tenfth of other sections also was measured. Then It was simple arithmetic to fiEure the quantity ol wood. Now the Brown Co., Is planning to design special ikii for "log-hopping." The Riant LeTourneau Sno-Frciphtcr hauls a test load of pipe over rough terrain in Long view, Tex., where it is manufactured, Because the wheels reinforce each other—front cars pulling and rear ears pushing—the transporter can climb steep grades with a full load. Insert shows the control cur which supplies the electric power to the giant's £4 wheels. ir FIRST?—Sister Miriam Teresa Damjanovich may be the first American-born nun to become a saint. The Vatican is conducting an official religious inquiry into the life of Sister Miriam, who belonged to the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth near Morris town, N. J,, before her death in 1927 at the age of 26. Born in Bayonne, N. J., she was well known for helping the sick. ^OTPv '1 • " "T" A***^' 1 V ~1 JUST LOOKIN'—The danger sign on a Hulchlnson, Kan., pond Icnly served as « dare to these three skaters, who had it all to • Ihemielvw. The tw» iwans we snl/ kibltilng. • EMBATTLED—Mrs. Floyd Gallo of Sacramento, Calif., Is determined to prevent UM itatc from taking her property for a freeway without paying her a "fair price." So she illadi fuul w j|hi her shotgun, ready to run ciatt highway ou"ic,ers off the lot

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