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Brownsville herald. [volume] (Brownsville, Tex.) 1910-current, February 08, 1928, Image 9

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a BACKFIRE from a motor truck is believed to have started this $50,000 blare in a lumber yard at I
J^whmg, L. I. The fire destroyed the lumber yard. a mill shop, and a shod of a coal company, r
^AN AMERICAN model car was the gift chosen by the Duchess of Brabant, wife of the Crown Prince
of Belgium, for her nephew-s. the Prince* Georg and Flemming of Denmark, shown here with th* ir
present. Their father. Prince Axel of Denmark, is president of the Danish Automobile club. _
I ? Glacier National Park reserva
B tion. enjoys the distinction of
I $| fcavwg spoken to the people of
K the world from nearly every inv
B portant broadcasting station in
B l the United States. He is shown
here before the "mike" which he
% behe'es is an improvement over
S * tj,P Indian "smoke'’ system of
1 I ^ptnmunmati-n_
j PICTURES BY RADIO is the latest development in radio engineering. A simple apparatus which
produces photographs or drawings of the radio performer within a minute or two in the home, has been
demonstrated by Dr Alfred N Goldsmith, consulting engineer, at New York City. In the photo Dr.
Goldsmith is shown looking at a picture that has been transmitted by the radio photo recorder. E. C.
Rallentine, radio engineer, is standing._ -
FIRST STEPS in the royal and ancient game of golf, as taught -to beginners in England. This
photo show? George Duncan, with some of the members of his class of 20, getting instruction in the rud
iment? of the game at the Wentworth Country club. Wentworth, England.__
GOWNED FOR New York’s annual gala event, the Beaux Arts .
ball. Mrs. Copley Thaw appears here as the “White Sultana,” hr-r (i
costume for the event._* *
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Clayton Burgess,
]J, is looked up to
by 21 children of
the Lang school,
near Paducah, Ky.,
wrecked by a tor
nado that swept the
western part of the
state. The boy is
shown standing by
a hole in the school
wall, through which
he helped his
teacher lead the
children from the
building to safety
when debris
blocked the doors.
“ CELEBRATING the twentieth anniversary of the first successful airplane flightl “
in France, these notables, who all had parts in the original event, a#*- nhawxjJ
gathered at Paris. They are, left to right, M Voison, designer of the plane;
Henry Farman, who made the flight; M Bleriot, one of the first of the noted
French pilots, and Marshal d’Esperey, right.
two *t New- f
port, R. I- barge g
Harry A. Keeler
on the rocks near S. 1
■m Naval Training station. They &
P»e- brought Captain Sterling Fuller- *
_____ ton and Mrs. Fullerton ashore J
**y means of a breeches buoy.
$j|y|||J Here is a view of one ^^hc
an hour to get warmed up before
his piano concerts, after being
f out in the cold, Moissaye Bogul
slawski, concert pianist, makes
use of a fur muff. He is seen at
Chicago, wearing the muff on his
way to a recital. •’
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i^^..-.IT’S IN THE movies now. For the first time In the|
WP*'1 "mm*??-, history of the Mormon church, permission ha* been]
granted a motion picture company to “shoot" t
WKa—famous organ in the mammoth tabernacle at Salt La
g City. Utah. In the pioneer days the organ was broufc*
in pieces across the plains by ox teams. ■ t
years, “Polly” Saunders, a
gray and white African par
rot, is proof in herself that
former presidents of the
United States enjoyed birds
as pets. She was a former
inhabitant of the White
House during the adminis
tration of President Benja
min Harrison. “Polly” is
shown with Mrs. J. W Hib*
ben, of Omaha. Neb., who
cares for her.
Copyright, 1928,
by Central Presf
Association, Inc.

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