The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1948 · Page 7
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, January 16, 1948
Page 7
Start Free Trial

FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, I BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Family Solves Housing Shortage, Builds Home From Used Buses COURIER NEWS PRESENTS WORLD NEWS IN PICTURES AFTER A YEAR'S KEST due to iilnc?s, Dona Drake looks healthy again and has resumed her screen career. England's Trick Goodwin Sands Claim Another Vessel as Victim LIKE TH!'. RKAL THING—"Highwaymen" hold up a stage coach carrying prominent business, civic and political leaders as th» Union Horse Society tor the Detection of Horse Thieves and the Recovery of Stolen Properly holds its 138th annual meeting in Melrose Park, Pa. The society is believed to be the oldest in the U. S, Members chose as a "victim" William S. Livcngood, State Secretary of Internal Affairs for Pennsylvania, and issued a mock sentence that he be haneed. A\OTIIi:R VICTIM—The treacherous Goodwin Sands claim nnolhcr victim, the Italian iteamer Silvio OnonUo. This striking uir view shows tUc ship held fnst by the snncis which wei* lett «nosed by the receding tide near Margate. Encland. GEKMAN ENGINES HEADED FOR RUSSIA—Residents of Berlin watch as a train load of new locomotives, made in the Russian zone of Germany, passes through Ihe American sector rnroule to Russia. U.S. Secretary of Stnte Marshall has charged Russia is withdrawing assets out of Germany at (he rate of 5500,000,000 a year. DOGS JOIN CITY PAYROLL — Joining Brooklyn's already oversized payroll are Lassie and Teddy, shown about to embark on a night's duty as watchdogs in a Canarsie cemetery. They work practically for bones—$5 a month for fcod. With them are Public \Vorks Commissioner John J. Lynch, left, and cerne- ^ tery superintendent Richard C. Johnson. WANT A UNITED STATES OF EUROPE—Count Richard Cou- denhouve-Kalergi, General Secretary of the European Parliamentary Union, and his wife pose for photographers upon their arrival in New York. The Count told reporters he was convinced the Marshall Plan could succeed only if a United Stales of Europe is established within two years. PRIZE WINNERS—"Silver Seabright," bantam owned by R.E. JV--'~ivasl of Philadelphia, finds a comfortable perch utop • buff cochin cock, owned by William A. Pcllett of Clinton, Conn. Both were first prize winners at New "York City's nth annual Poultry Show. ' ANSWERING THE HOUSING I-ROBLEJI—This city cottage huilt by Pete McEricte in Winston Salem, N.C., once was two buses. McBride and his wife, shown above, hruled the discarded vehicles to their empty lot and built themselves a hom«. WAITING FOR FOOD—Thousands of Romans crowd the square on Rome's Capitol Hill during a ceremony in which the cHy officially welcomed the food donated by the American people. More than 100 trucks, some of then) standing in the background, paraded through the city with somo Of the •hipmenl. NEW RESIDENTS—Mrs. Tin Maung, wife of an official of tbi new Burmese Embnssj in Washington, and her children, Nathan, left, and Ma Than Nwe, wail tor their car after debarking ir«» the liner Queen Elizabeth upon arrival in New York.

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free