Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on December 30, 1938 · Page 8
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Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas · Page 8

Corsicana, Texas
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Friday, December 30, 1938
Page 8
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ASSOCIATED PRESS PICTURE MEWS SQUAWK OF THE HAWK war. the vocal reward for Mr. and Mrs. John Gulllesplc of Glenoldcn, Pa., who are banding a baby flsli-liawk caught near Lewes, Del, One of 2,500 bird banders In V. S, and Canada, Mr. Guillcspic explains that the federal Bureau of Biological Survey uses the bands to check on bird migration and habits; The Guiilcsplcs have been banding birds for 16 years. NO WELCOME had parent hawks for Fred Schmidt, jr., of Philadelphia Natural Science museum, when he removed a young hawk, for banding, from nest atop a high dead tree. BRIGHT LIGHTS hold no charm for Film Actress Diana Kapler. She wore an cycshadc/to a prize fight in London. NAZI MILITARY MIGHT bogged down In a muddy field near Hamburg during an antitank company's mancui-crs, and this elephant from a nearby zoo helped salvage the army truck. AS RICH IN MUSIC as he Is poor In worldly goods, Francisco Zecchlno (above), 16, of Boston, is being taught violin by Fritz Krcisler. The violinist, impressed by youth's talent, loaned him this $30,000 violin on which to play. THE PRESIDENT'S CHRISTMAS TREE will be this 20-foot balsam taken from the snow.-covcrcd woods 35 miles cast of Albany, N. Y., by conservation department employes. BLOND BEAUTY ofPclk Jarlum (above), expert skier from Norway, has earned her the title of "Northern Europe's most beautiful girl skier." She competed In London. »» #W»*"f WV-«» YOU CAN'T BEAT THE DUTCH who designed this bodyless plane for use In training airliner pilots In nose-landlngs. With a rear propeller, it. has tricyelc landing wheels. REBUKING NATURE, which failed to provide them with a tall tree to fit their needs, Denver city officials had a Christmas tree tailor-made In the civic center there. The tree,wHh Its telephone pole "trunk" Is 75 feet high, and more than 970 electric lights twinkled from the finished product. Technique for Clirlstmas-lrcc building Is shown in this photo. TO A TAILOR'S TASTE Is tall, handsome Anthony Eden, former British foreign minister, whose visits to American cities drew a record chorus of "ah's" from feminine onlookers. Above, Mr. Eden discusses congress with House Doorkeeper Joseph Sinnott, who'probably noticed the protective paper on the floor and apologized: "Excuse it, Mr. Eden. My house is a sight." AGAINST AN AFRICAN SKY * cross-llko framework stands, marking a spot at Mussolini pass on the Addis Ababa-lo-Asmrwa highway being built by Italy in her east Africa empire, Tlie mpujvloinous PU*» wa| recently dedicated by officlajs,.; 'CUTTING' CLASSES would be difficult for navigation students aboard the "Ethel-Mae" (above), 90-foot schooner on Which Capt. Frank Jansen teaches seamanship to U.S.G. night col- >?'? •ii.i'oUces, These studentsjure taking down the jib. VOTE ROUND-UP time has returned for William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson (above), Chicago's three-time mayor who's campaigning for GOP mayoralty nomination at Feb. 3D'primary. lie promises to lead '.!>f .fiiix. f.o. Rtpsucrlty, I W A N T E D T 0 W 0 R K, • said Prince Alexis Obolnukr (above), explaining why he_took a role in Broadway show, "Leave It to Me," even though It Indirectly forced his resignation from the Russian Nobility association presidency. A Russian court figure in czarist days, the prince plays a Soviet commissar, A number of "old guard" Russians objected to role. PERFECT for career as N. V. fashion model is Kay Burner. 21, of Seattle, says Talent Scout Arthur O'Neill. She's 5%" weighs 118, lias 34 bust, Z3 waist* and size G'/i shoe.

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