The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 2, 1950
Page 10
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FAOT n* BLYTRffVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1950 WORLD NEWS IN PICTURES G Q C I"V ^ c • ^ e ^ reat Acid-Witted Author-Playwright . D. O. L/lwSl Is Dead; Gone Is the Famed Flowing Beard George Bernard Shaw died today at the age of 9-1 at his home In Ayot St., Lawrence England, after suffering a relapse in his recovery from a broken thigh mid n kidney ailment. Here, in pictures, are captured some of the facets of Hie character and phenoriienal career of a great genius. Li. POl'E BOKNE HEFORK LARGE CROWD—Pope Plus XII, robed in white and wearing Ins jeweled miter, is borne on his portable throne before a throng gathered at the Vatican yesterday for proclamation of lh» assumption dogma. Before one of the most spcctaciTni 1 assemblages cf the Catholic Church, Pope Pius proclaimed the dogma that Mary, mother of Jesus, went to Heaven in body as well as in soul, (AP Wirephot* via radio from Rome) he Iran and hungry Shaw of The great dramatist, at work In his outdoor urilinR shed, 1815. In Hliaw (19.11) and his camera-shy In America, 1936. "The Iflfl p« U7I, a budding author, age 23. In the .small hut behind his Victorian mansion Jn Ayol St. I.awrenrc, Id jear» (1875-85) he famed tesj Shaw wrote prodigiously. Besides turning out books, essays anil than JSO hy writing, small- nex plays, he wrole Ihe screen plays from his earlier works—and p«x; grew the beard. personally supervised collection of Ihe royalties. wife—formerly Charlotte Payne-i Townshpnd, a rich Fahlan Socialist. They were Inseparable for 50 years. cent American," h« quipped, "is W p*r cent Idiot." But . . . "fortunately, the more I Insult (hem Ihe more they adore me." SCENE OF PUERTO RICAN PALACE ATTACK—Two men lie sprawled on pavement before governor 1 ! palace in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after attack on building guards by anti-United States Nationalist rebels. An eyewitness snid five men approached the palace in car (foreground) and killed one guard and wounded others. Four of the five rebels were killed and the other was wounded. National guard troops drove rebeli cut of two of their strongholds on the island- 1 with .planes and tanks. (AP Wirephoto). - •.-.,.. Tb« wnbd-chopptr. Until a«e took IU (oM, h« went to the. woodpll Aallr for kk exereiM. A famou jilclure showed him In a miner hclm«i '("to kce* Hie nhlpc from faHtai ftMn yaw eyec when .rnu'r Wfl#d"). Visitors to Ayot St. Lawrence caHeH him "a huma B« Mt4M! ther« because th« tombstone of a woman wh *4 thrr* *4 8fi said ihe was "cut nff In prime of life.' Great Caesar! After holding out against movies for years, he worked with Gabriel Pascal to turn bis plays Into a film fortune. At 90, Shaw mapped a five- year work plan. The final Illness—Kecui>crallny from the broken thigh and complications. Doctors sent him home from the hospital early In October fn hopes It would renew- his old tlcslre to live. His only Joy was In hfated verbal exchanges with his mir.>*s. He told a nurse to ;o in hell; didn't want any doctors around. Shaw had said of his illness, "If I lurvlvt this I will b< Immortal." GRANDMA'S A "KRAFTS-MAN"—In Howell, Mich., everyone Is talking about Mrs. Mary Kraft, 63-year-old grandmother, shown "•landing in front of her five-room house which she built by herself. .The only help she received was in excavating for the basement when her 13 grandchildren pitched in, plus some finishing touches on the electric wiring and the top of the chimney. Mrs. Kraft is proudest of the fact that her house is only an inch off plumb at ent corner. Next projecls on her list are a front porch and breakfast nock furniture. MAO DAY" IN PEKING—A bunch o( the Reds were whoopin 1 it up for Mao Tsc-Tung when tins striking pViolo was made in Peking. The photo—with caption material from an official Communist China source— shows workers carrying hundreds of pictures of the Red China leader in the recent National Bay Parade in Peking: The procession celebrated the first anniversary of the founding of "The People's Republic of China." (Eastfoto from NBA - Acme Telepholo ) TREASURY^ TOTAL: BETWEEN $60,000,000,000 AND «5,000,000,OQO fOREIGN AID VETERANS IN TEREST ON NON.MILITARY »2 IIU.ION JS BILLION f . u ' u ,T,?J* T FUNCTIONS K BILLION Jll BILLION JUST LIKE LAMA - The girl "who can fill out Lana Turners gown Ihe best"—according to a panel of judges in a New York restaurant—is curvesome Terry Duhaime, 19, above, seen filling Lana T s $2000 silver lame gown. Terry shows how she edged out eight other lovely New York models to win the coveted title. CITY "SAUCER"—The "flying saucer" will come into its own one day as the solution to traffic congestion in most U.S. cities, thinks designer George F. Miller of Chicago. Above is Mil', '3 conception of a saucer-shaped, 100 passenger air bus that would carry city commuters at 90 to 175 miles an hour. Miller's idea was presented in Science and Mechanics magazine. UNCLE SAM'S BUDGET TAKES SHAPE-Governmcnl experts are drafting the federal budget tor the 1952 fiscal year (ends June 30, 1952). The Newscharl above shows cslimalcd breakdown of the budget which Is expected to total $60 to $65 billion. If such U the case, John Q. Taxpayer must be hit much harder to avoid a deficit. Should Congress approve the mammoth budget next Jan- \i»ry, it would be the biggest tab the American taxpayers ever " icmiii£ i lie Mumuci ui un_>^t >« i iv> •"%•*.»*••« --0 — — - - ii, jtti_ to Utah, where 746 ner cent of tho eligible voters went to Ihe polls; dunce cap «oes on Alabama, v oty 13.74 ftt ssoi yojcA, (IFF TO^'COMMUTERS WAR"—Away on a battle mission over North Korea goes Capt. John Gosnell of Borgcr. TCN? in his twin Mustang fishUr plane as "the Mrs." and children wave good- bv Bill 6 Slip---. S. .iirl Mrs Gofr-11 wav= da riv off 'to «crk" almost every, mo-n/nf- at their uocw in Southern Japau. (U. S. Army ririolo by NEA-Acme TelejiJioW.;

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