The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1953 · Page 11
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, January 14, 1953
Page 11
Start Free Trial

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, OUft IOARDING HOUSE COUKIER NEWS wirii M.jor H 1PAGE ELEVEN OUT OUR WAY £AV, HOW ARC "6M006H TOP6 AST VJEEK YOU ^ TO SO ABROAD, E6 AD/ ^30 TWO ARE J. *. Willi.m, FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS OL' SWA ROLLED HIMSELF A SNOWBAU. WITHOUT GrrriKi' off- HIS HOSS--HAVWA LITTLE CCWBOV FUN 6O SELL VOOR QUeSTIOJiS TO A TV (SOlZ PRO6RflM! AND HERE, TAKE TM AMD PITCH < THEM AT A CRACK I'LL DECORATE KA,M*,HA! LOOK.ALEX/ ANY EFFOer/ XX) SAW . WHAT STOPPED HIM — THAT LITTLE PUWV BUSH/ WELL.THAT'S SOCK'S. FINE FONT aeTWEEM GOTTA HAND ITTO LWEEMOKe' " " " SJSE- ' HE'S GOT A SWELL SENS OF HUMOR / YOUR POCKET 1HAH -tHe SAKOO DAY TILL ttoO COULD SET A CHECK FRECKLES HIGHPOCKETS . MORBID MORION- SIX DOLLARS AND A QUARTER; P6KM1ES HE HAS A So-ceriT PIECES Benefit by Reading and Using Courier News Classified Ads Television- Ton ire, Tomorrow WMCT. Memphis. Channel 5 WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JAN. 14 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News 6:30 Those Two 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 1 Married Joan 7:30 Your TV Theatre 8:00 TV Theatre B-.OO Boxing • 9:45 Washington Spotlight ' 10:00 Death Valley Days 10:30 News 10:40 Weather !0:45 Rocky King 11:15 Racket Squad ".1:45 NEWS 00 Sign Off THURSDAY, JANUARY U 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Today 8:25 News 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 11:30 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 s:45 7:00' 1:30 8:00 3:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 10:35 11:35 11:40 12:10 12:20 Love ot Life Search tor Tomorrow Morning Meditation News Farm News Garry Moore Guiding Light Arthur Godfrey Homemnk'ers Program Big Payoff Welcome Travelers Kate Smith Hawkins Falls Gabby Hayes Howdy Doody Berl Olswanger News Sports Weather Wild Bill Hickok Evening Serenade News Dinah Shore News Caravan Grouhco Marx The Unexpected Dragnet' Theatre Martin Kane Prcs. Truman My Little Margie News Boxing Weather H's News to Me News * ' Sign off Read Courier News Classified Ads Meat Curing . . . Processing For Home Freezers LOCKERS FOR RENT BLAYLQCK'S Baby Chicks — Custom Hatching — Wholesale Eggs HWmaj 61 No. 'BlylheTilU '" Phone 3172 FUEL OIL G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Staff" Phone 2089 Off ice &'Bulk Plant—Promised Land Search for a Hero By Thomas Hal TUB STOI1Y. no* rnfr tti Don i>!hrr * In c rnr fnlhrr ,. cnrKr. v,ln m:ikc bfttrr hrrntA. In North Afrlr* IJoj» • nc< Her* .Mnrtln. n frlrnd, bemoan thfr fntn ot niiKlhrr IrTrnn. Hurt Jlnpp. irho vriifi !>**lf;nf<t In F.(;i- OOn. rnnii,tnnilr<! l,y K "spa InrA." • n otficion* offlrrr. XVI T TOOK the coals topside and 1 came back to watch. Within'a lew minutes Ihe face appeared again at the top of the ladder. The hair on the slightly bald head stood up like the bristles on a worn-out brush. "Dave! You finished yet?" "Thirty more minutes, skipper." The face went away. Dave said, "He wants to go see -some old babe at the Continental illotel." I The (ace reappeared quickly. .'"That's not true. I'm not going i anywhere. How much longer is lit going to lake?" "Twenty-seven more minutes. iCaptain." "Who's. that down there with lyou?" 1 "Friends." "Where's Gary?" . "He said you gave him special (liberty." 1 "I didn't tell him that." The face wenl away. "I feel sorry for you," Bert said, '"having a crazy captain Jihc that." "You haven't seen anything. The day we came in here Ihe lead ship sent us a message that we were in a mine field, and the captain said 'Aw, we're just drawing six fee'. of water and the mines are an(^ chored at eight teet. 1 I' think he joined to gel away from his wife.' "Maybe she beats him," Berl said. 'Too bad you got stuck in on it. Try it now." Dave started the generator. K worked, and shouts went up from various parts of the ship. The face he portholes are blacked out." We went up Ihe ladder. The :aptain slood aside for'us to pass. "Captain, I'd like to make you jcquainted with two of my buddies. Bert Martin and Don Meadows." 'T'HE captain shook hands with us. He was a full lieutenant, mcdium-siyed, red-faced, with pale blue eyes; his khaki blouse vas much too long tor him and made him look shorter than he was. He grinned al! the lime, alkcd with some difficulty (ap- parcnlly.his teeth did not fit properly), and frequently made a small rolling laugh. "What ship ar« you on?** "None, sir," .Bert said. "We iusl got here lodaj, to the replacement pool." He looked for,our ratings, and 'ound nothing because Bert's blouse was of! and my peacoat was on. "You're a motor-mac? he sajd to Bert. "Nossir. Signalman, third class.' He laughed. "Where'd you learn Diesels?" "In school, sir'." "That's >a good combination Most signalmen can't plug in !. blinker." He nodded to me. "How about you?" "He's a bright boy," Dave said "He's got a photographic mind." "Would you bolh like a quick lour of the ship?" "Yessir," Bert said. "Let mi wash and get my blouse." The lour look Iwlo hours and wa cut short when Bert finally lookei at his walch and said, "Captain our ride is due at the port gale ii 15 minutes." Dave wcnl with us to the gang way. "If you'll come back tomor row," Dave S3i<i, "I'll have lib erty." Bert said, "I won't come bac 1 tomorrow. You can set your prop al 42 and find us in Pool 9. I'n going now and lighl som^ candle "Is this the athletic type girl who sits with Mrs. Wilson's boy? Have you had any experience in boxing or jujitsu? 06 Ul S T y D E B A K E Our Prices are LOWER ^ Our Cars are : BETTER f\ Check and road test our cars as you sec fit. i •"• Satisfy yourself that these are among the better •"•> buys on today's market! 1949 STUDEHAKER Champion Starlight 5-I'as- senger equipped with overdrive, radio, heater, plastic seat covers, foam rubber seats and many other accessories. Tulip cream finish. 1949 CHEVROLET 2-Door Fleetline equipped with Radio and Heater and seat'covers. Nice blue. 1949 CHEVROLET 4-Door Styleline has radio and heater. Two-Tone blue and gray. 1948 STUDEBAKER Champion 4-Door Regal Deluxe with overdrive, heater, radio plastic seat covers and foam rubber seats. Blue finish with -other accessories. 1948 FORD V-8 4-Door Super Deluxe with radio, neater, seat covers ami new gray paint. 1948 CHEVROLET 2-Hoor Slyleline, has radio, heater, seat covers, new blue paint. CHAMBLIN SALES Co. "Your Friendly Studebaker Dealer" Phone 6888 2 Big Lots at Ash & Railroad Open Saturday Nite Til 9 STUDEBAKE R_ hi/i LU OQ UJ Q Mines in New York state produce about 150,000 tons of talc annually, about half of which Is used In making paint Illler. appeared again at the top of th [ladder. "Is it fixed now?" going now ana ugm some canaic ( "Completely, CapUia. I bop* iUiac you- Oi til th* shlpi'ia |h* avy you would get stuck on this ub." Wlien we had climbed the hill vertooking the nest of I-CI's, we eard the G. Q. siren. We got oft iie road and stood on a huge slab f rock. "The jerries know that onvoy got in today," Bert said. We conic! not see a light any- here,.but the hulls of ships were . dimly visible. Ten rninulcs passed without another sound. Then we leard the big guns begin, shore and naval, sending up a flak pat- ern by radar. A minute later we could hear the planes dive. "ME 210's," Bert said. • • • PHEN, as if from a centra) control the thousands of 20 and 0 mms, sent up their bright arcs of tracer fire. A few flares appeared. 'Ain't it pretty?" Bert said, loud ignin. He began to laugh. He slopped quickly. "They got some- hing; tanker, I believe." We could sec a great column of black smoke. The firing slopped, except the dis- ant sound of'Dritish pom-potns. 3ert looked down at rnc. "Get up, x>y. Your trouble is you're too scared to sec the beauty and the glory ot that maneuver. I'll swear you're while as an A-rab veil." I wouldn't speak to him all the way to the barracks; but when we were there, and in our bunks, le won me over with, "I feel sorry for Dave under that sea lord Yosef, don't you?" "Yes, I do," I said. The next day at 2 o'clock we had a message to report immediately to the Personnel Office. We reported to a lieutenant who took our names and turned around to a lieutenant, junior grade, and said, ''Here's Martin and Meadows." The lieutenant picked up our service records and looked at them. "We had you two slated for base personnel because you've got top marks. But we're going to go ahead and send you aboard, because the captain came in personally and asked for you. Let me give you a piece of advice: when you go over ouf heads like this trying to get a special assignment you usually end up with the little end of the horn. You're now under the command.of LCI-003. IT. Be CM « AeoVT THE OHLV <X>T I'LL A DAI IT IT'S NOT THE EITZ, M&TER,BVT KOQH ARE SCARCE INAJOH CrfY. IF YOU WANTOHE YOU'" BETTER 6PAB THIS. THAT'LL B WOKKIMS AT ^fc'AKCH CENTER GOOD! WILL YOU SEW THIS BUTTON ON MV SPORTS SHIRT? EVERY TIME F it§l-_ AMBITIOUS, CA?ETO S2-ASA SANPWICH WITH i£ IN THE r(_US L? CEKTAMLV WQULI7. (AST NIGHT V01/ REPORTED THE STKWOSE .ACTIONS OF />, GIRL WHO REP DUK.IM0 THE THKe! P£SC HER AGAIK Ck.f-r TT^ I •""** n-«^-/%OL/Ut S>- f:ACT. WE-VFOOT 5,5UH_BtOWDE. YES. USUMLV THEVRE Ml .. ALL KINDS! THERE'S MO TWO HOURS BEFORE TO HEY; WHAT , YOU CUT /I NEVER IT OFF ( TOUCHED FOR? HOW ABOUT ) AN' HAVE YOU v_XH6K JUMP ALL OVER IT I MET..NOT IN? /ON 1EK LIFE; KIP.' Home Grown Hi-Bred Half and Half Cotton Seed $10 Per Hundred Clyde Williams Route 3 Lexington, Tenn. D , n i J-^ronif>i DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 4507 »f[nun: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with (>eliv«rj In 7 p m. WOODS DRUG STORE ^^^ West Main St FLOORS Laid, Sanded and Finished! • Asphalt Tile • Riihber Tile • Linoleum Tile • Inlaid Linoleum • Wall Tile' Cabinet Tops Installed All Worfc Guaranteed Free Estimate EUBANKS and STOREY Phones 3111 — 6092 \

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 9,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free