The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1953 · Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7, 1953 BLTTMVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Television- Ton ite, Tomorrow WMCT. Memphis, Channel 5 WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JAN. T 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News 6:30 Those Two s 6:45 Ne\v» Caravan 7:00 I Married Joan 7:30 TV Theatre 8:00 Your TV Theatre 8:00 Boxing 9:45 Washington Spotlight 10:01) Showcase , 10:30 News 10:40 l Weather 10:45 Hocky King 11:15 I've dot A Secret U:4S New« <(p:00 Sign Off - THURSDAY, JANUARY 8 • 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News I 8:00 Today 8:25 New« 8:30 Today 8:55 News 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 TV Shopper 10:00 Ask Washington 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Storyland 11:15 Love of Life 11:30 Search lor Tomorrow 11:45 12:00 12:15 12:30 1:00 1:15 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 4:00 4:15 4:30 5:00 5:15 5:20 5:25 5:30 6:00 6:15 6:30 6:45 1:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:30 9:30 10:00 10:30 10:35 11:35 11:40 12:10 12:20 Morning Meditation News Farm News Garry Moore Guiding Light Arthur Godfrey Homemsker? Program Big Payoff Welcome Traveler! Kate Smith Hawkins Falls Gabby Hayes Howdy Doody Berl Olswanger News Sports Weather Wild Bill HIckok Evening Serenade News Dinah Shore News Caravan Groucho Marx The Unexpected Oangbusters Theatre Martin Kane Arthur Godfrey My Little Marglt News Boxing Weather It's News to M« News Sign Off I All U. S. Presidents have been inaugurated either in March or January, except'George Washington, who was Inaugurated April 30. Attention Farmers g? - A; A. -Hardy haj been appointed .(» handle CROOKS QUALITY COTTON SEED In this territory. For the earliest anii best staple and turnout you can't beat Crooki Hi-bred Cotton Seed. However, we do hive many other Tirietie. such »s DP i L 15, AU seed Is state certified, delinted and treated. We also have breeders certified in some seed. We also have » nice stock of seed now In our warehouse. Any order, large •r small, win be etftn prompt attention. Book your cotton seed now and have It delivered when jou need it. Whatever your seed needs are, contact me and let me help yon to jet the very best seed at the lowest poi- •ible price. A. A. HARDY 70S Clear Lake Blythevillc FACE ELEVEN JOAKDINC HOUSI — wild OUT OUR WAY _-. —THAT'LL g« BE SAILING 60CU m / eiG-TiMt fOK -TUB COROtJAtlOil aAM6AKE / . ^ OF QOBEM f —I'D UKS\CEREMONYl MS 6L1ZA6ETH?—fcTOGoauSTl gUT X' A ^-ViSU'U. IN V ( T E D A* W MY Wg££ f *** ""** A SU /H¥ CSSSMfHffi?-*'"* **t* R E Ti*>*/te T JW/ FRICKL1S AND HIS FRIENDS LIKE THIS SHOULP 8SEAK.LH& OFT* BORN THIRTY YEARS. TOO SOON £?,»*£•• Benefit by Reading and Using Courier N«wi Classified Ads "Isn't he the fellow who passed out cigars th« other day for his first-born son? We'll Just skip that report he's •«OT>(in2 on «nrt let him steer.'" Search for a Hero •y Thomas H*l THK STOKTr Do* Wei run» nvrnj- frnjw hume nnd cnlUt* In the .Nnvy (t* the early Oayn of ii* ^Rllnrl* **'* kt " oltler *r«ifc- ' fnthrr ID ftlie tilm con fir nt W*1• : lace ilocx (Ma iffrr HOB nKrce» (• , IhrmrH Trhcw U'nlln<-« fntcr* col- IfKff (o pTny foolhull. TfcHr fnthrr, l\ nnd rricnrilH Wn 11 n*c * °*n* M» <"u V brother William. •• pn^.lble All- cnterltiK Ihc XaTy t, nnnlhcr »M- tcr to ihr fnthcr. n oa !,.„ M4 Koodhj- to >tel>, hm jclrl friend, - nnd w\en he rrhirnn home lh c •j fnihrr »fnn» ir> tnke IHp px^rrii - hni lion *fEic» a poker nn4 »nT« , he's not KOlnn (o c |ve them i»ck. COMEBODY stepped onto the ;.' J porch. "Who is it?" Papa said. IHe looked as if he was afraid to (turn his back on me. William said, "Wallace, I guess." He went to the door. A kind o( wilting process fell over the room. ^William opened the screen and • said, "Come in, Meb." J Papa turned, but I held on to • the poker, though I had lowered lit, like a cane. . Meb stopped In the doorway. -I Iknow this is a bad time to come— •when everybody's saying goodby. ;l was just bringing a little going- i away present.': . "Come on in ... come on in," 'JPapa said. "Don sort of surprised >VJS with all this." She smiled, as if she knew more ;ithan anyone else about the matter, i- Papa said, "Maybe that's the "best way to join. No waiting laround. But I think he's too young. It's not right for 19-year-old boys to get mixed up with all the rackets of a soldier. You know, you're shoved right inlo the middle of folks who'll do anything. Thai's why I'm against his going." He 'j turned to me. "But I reckon your [mind's made up?" [ I didn't answer him. I was | thinking how strange Papa was ! when he came up against some- J thing like a wall. He never tried ,lo go over or around or under. IHe simply turned bis back and I STUDEBAKER oa UJ Q CO Ui O LOOK! Here'* Quality at Price* You Con Afford. 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Mama came back into the room. "I don't know wliere Wallace went off to." She saw Mcb. They spoke to each other, and Meh held out the present toward ,ne, I put the poker aside, crossed the room and took the package, a small one. "Thank you very much." I said. It was like rehearsing a play. "I'd better go now," she said. "I'll go with you," I said. "I'll wait out here for you." ~ e went out. I knew she did not want them to see our goodbys. "I'd better go," I said. I turned to William. "I need bus fare to Corinth." "Oh, law," Mama said. "I was about to forget" She ran into the kitchen. William held out • half dollar "That's all I've got, Don." "Thank you." "Listen," Papa said. "Listen." • • « * 'T'HEN Mama was back. She was *• taking money from a Jelly glass. "They's exactly $2 here. Preacher money." ! "I don't need it, Mama. Tbis Is enough." I showed her the half dollar. "You might need it—for something—and I want you to have It." She poured the money out into her hand and put It into my pocket. "Like as not it's the last thing I'll ever give you. You're walking in your Uncle Willieam's shoes . . ." "Listen," Papa safd. "I don't have a penny on me right now, bul you go by the slorc and tell old man Wilkes to let you have S5 —put it on the grocSVy bill. You might need it." "I won't need It." "You might, you hear? Now you go by. Promise me you'll go by." | "All rijhL You'll tuv* to UU1 Wallace gooilby for me." I kissed Mama. "Goodby, Papa." He more or less put his arms around me. "Goodby, William." We shook hands. I picked up my suitcase and started out. I could hear Papa behind me saying, "We'll write you all about the football games . . . and everything . . ." Meb was wailing in the yard for me. We started the long walk to Young's slation. . She walked a few yards away from me. "Some people* want to get killed," she said. "I could understand something like that" "I'm not lhat craxy." "But you're pretty crazy, Don. We both are." We slopped on the knoll behind the .station; from there we would be able to see the bus wlnn it topped the hill half a mile away. "I'm sorry you're leaving on the bus; it would b« so much better if you left oti the train. You understand?" "Perfeclly." "Would you understand if I asked you to give back that present?" "Now who's crazy?" "Me. Would you give It back?"So you can give U to your friend?" "No, I jurt want !t back." I gave her the present. "I'm taking this back becauie it's not worthy o£ you—I hope that explains. As for me and William, Ihe least said the better. Men understand men and women understand women." W^E waited on the knoll. I looked down at the .suitcase, one Uncle Brack had left at our house so long ago I'd forgotten how long he stayed. "You're sill! thinking about William?" she said. "Yes." 1 looked away from her. I was not hurt or angry. I felt as I did once when I went running out lo tell Papa something—excited, mouth open—and swallowed a bee. She sat down on the suilcas« and looked up at mo, her eyes as bright as her hair, smiling. "Well, after all, three is a magic number." (Ta B« Continued) FLASH CAMERAS up For Pictures Any Time! Choose One Now! Use our lay-away plan. Barney's Drug CAMERA HEADQUARTERS 2M« W. Main Phone 3G47 FLOORS Laid, Sanded and Finished! • Asphalt Hie • Rubber Tile • Linoleum Tile • Inlaid Linoleum • Wall Tile Cabinet Topt Installed All Work Guaranteed Free Estimate EUBANKS and STOREY Phones 3111 — 6092 WHEN yvE 6FT BACK u • 1'L.HWNTA a ^B. KEPDK'T, B/1ERIE.., NOT ON HIM, BUT HE'S VHCONSCIOVSl CHRIS! LOOK! JENNY LU AMD I WERE TALKING ABOUT FATHERS 'JSHE SAYS FATHERS ARE FOR EARNING MONEY SAID YOU'RE STOKING TH'_ . -.„,„ •3HOVEUN& WALKS CUTTING THE LAWN MEANS MORE TO ME THAN JUST THAT A5 YOU CAM SEE . 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