The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 14, 1967 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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Tuesday, February 14, 1967
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The dance goes on, mostly for neighbors and villagers. Without sightseers, the dances v > have regained much of their original meaning and gaiety, i ~~ "" ""'" n contrast to the dancing girl and the grace of the dancers, Ballnese glrU march in high boots and green uniforms, sometimes carrying rifles. Many of the girls enlist eventually in th. army or torntonal tore... City women are covered up but out in the country there still persists the topless mode that was commonplace in this land centuries before San Francisco ever thought of it. At a marketplace in a village an elderly woman carries some farm produce in a hand woven basket. Of all the isles that haunt the dreams of men, Bali occupies a special place. The enchantments of its dancers, of its comely, high-breasted maidens, of its lush vegetation and its location among the spice islands of the East have by no means been.wiped out by the horrors of massacre and fratricide that followed the collapse of the attempted communist coup in Indonesia. Bali of course is an integral part of Indonesia. Not as long as New York's Long Island, and only a third larger in area, it supports more than a million inhabitants-slight and graceful people largely of Hindu and Javanese extraction. Few tourists see Bali now but these pictures, taken mostlyin recent months, help you visualize the life of women there now. deeply into all aspects of We on Ball. Religlou. processions are numerous. Village children carry gravel on pans atop their heads for four miles to help build their own school. No truck was available. Village girls carry arrangements of flowers, fruits and food to temple. This week's PICTURE SHOW by AP photofrapttfr Horst Fasa .

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