The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 4, 1956 · Page 13
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, MM .)" COURIER NEWS -PAGE OUR IOARDINC HOUSE — wMi Major By J. R. Williams FOR KINS SDWARD m I THE eoVAL COOCT ?Y A PRODI SIOOS LSAPACGOS5 FNt surwvy FOUS MAWT MF . CAWCCL IT/ iTdtviiioh — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channtl 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel S Wednesday Night, Jan. 4 6:00 Superman 6:30 Eddie Fisher C;45 News Caravan 7;00 Cisco Kid 7:30 Eddie Cantor 8:00 Television Theatre fi:00 ThlB Is Your L1I« 9:30 Mr. District Attorney 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Screen Director's Playhouse 10:45 Weather 10:30 Mystery Theatre 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign OK Thursday, Jan. 5 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:35 Weather—Memphii area 7:30 Today 7:55 Today In Memphis 8:00 Today 8:25 News—Mid-South 8:30 Today 8:55 Hews & Weather— Mid-South 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Storyland 9:45 The Cathy Show 10:00 Home Show 11:00 Tennessee Ernie Ford 11:30 Feather Your Nest . 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 TV Movie Matinee 1:30 Homemakers Program 1:45 Date with Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre— color 3:00 Channel Five Theatre 3:30 Queen .lor a Day 4:00 Pinky Lee .4:30 Howdy Doody— 5:00 Afternoon Movie 5:30 Interesting Person 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Jungle Jim 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 You Bet Your Life 7:30 Dragnet 8:00 aangbusters ' 8:30 Theatre 9:00 Video Theatre 10:00 Your -Eiso- Reporter 10:15 Playhouse of Stare 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatre 11:15 'Tonight 12:00 Sign Off WHBQ Channel It Wednetday Nlf ht, Jan. 4 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Disneyland 7:30'MOM Parade 8:00 Masquerade Party 8:30 Break the Bank 9:00 Wednesday Night Fights 9:45 Sports Plctur* 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 L» Paul And Mary Pord 10:15 Late Show 11:45 Weather Thursday, Jan. 5 « 8:45 News & Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 Stu Erwin 12:00 News 12:15 Lunchtime Theatre 1:00 Miss America Matinee 2:00 Early Show 3:30 Bozo and His Friends 4:00 Aiitry — Rogers 5:00 Mickey Mouse Club* 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Weather 6:30 The Long Ranger 7:00 Ramar of the Jungle 7:30 Stop the Music 8:00 Star Tonight 8:30 Down You Go 8:0p I Spy 9:30 Bishop Sheen ) 10:00 News 1 10:05 Weather * 1Q:10 Patti Page 10:25 Late Show 11<S5 Weather Kirby Drug Store J-JSO For Your Old ' ELECTRIC RAZOR on JL newRcmjnjton, Schtok, Sanbeam, BMIBOD *r Morale* EXPERT WATER PUM? REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone i-MU RENT FLASH CAMERAS MOVIE CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flwh Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movit Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 200* W. M«in Ph. 3-3647 WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! HUBBARD HARDWARE KMhM t, WA, O '« *T MWt «t» THH STORY I Cnpt. Jerci Hnlth. • new hnnd at whalinK. •Mill totrnrd the South Atlnntic with • motley crew and bnttal fffflcrr*. He hnn ret t* prove hi* wnrth •• * na«t«r *f • whaling •hi.. NAISH drummed his fingers on the table. He closed and idly opened and closed the journal. The ship oppressed him. The ship in her present aspect was a prison. He could identify by their snores or the tossing of their sweaty bodies Mr. Cupp and Mr. Bothwick, and Blageen, .Ally, who had a slight nasal drip and made a snuffling whistle approximately every other breath, Larned, Tatem, Diego, Kitchen, Oliphant and Titcomb. The,: carpenter, he recalled, bore the full name of Nebud- chadnezzar Oliphant. It was a •religious name, one from the Bible. Nebudchadnezzar, he had been taught at school, had been King of Babylon. It was old Neb who had carried the Jewish peo- ,ple into captivity. But Oliphant «ame from Halibut Point on Cape Ann. Both he and the cooper were from the Cape. Titcomb was out of Annifiquam, although originally his folks had lived on the Isle of Shoalc. When he was vexed with him, Oliphant accused the cooper of being a •Won-curser!" and that mad« Titcomb angry. .It wa« the term for a wrecker, and meant that Tltcomb's folks had made their living from sunken «hips. There had been more than a little wrecking done on the Isle ol Shoals. He knew that behind hit back the fo'c'sle gang now called Mr. Cupp "Hongry-Hongry" because of the mate's Arctic experience, Mr. Flnnle's wife, Rachel, was supposed to be unfaithful to him with » snuff-grinder from Lynn. Checkers, the cook, I Pequot India* from Stonington, bid BY ROBERT CAR.SB killed a man in a sealer once off the Chilean coast and been tried and. acquitted in Valparaiso on grounds of self-defense. Blageen stood in quiet fear of him; he never entered the galley unless at definite invitation. But since they had been aboard together, the steward hadn't done much to corrupt Alfy. The boy had been previously educated. Last week, Mr. Cupp had caught him in the forward lazar- ette smoking tobacco stolen from Larned in a pipe that belonged to Diego. His explanation was that he had been hiding from his uncle's wrath after he had found him stealing sugar out of ship's stores which he insisted Blageen hoped to sell at a great profit in some port. Mr. Cupp had been so impressed by the story that he had almost forgotten to use his belt end on Alfy. ' • • • UE on deck, hfe sextant in ME hand, he felt keen, certain of every gesture, all his perceptions acute. When he and Mr. Bothwick had taken the observations and Bothwick had entered them on the log slate, he turned to Mr. Cupp who at four o'clock must have moved past him in the cabin while he slept. 'Enough of this, mister," he said. "All we've done on these courses if gather Sargossa weed oh our bottom. You've told me there's a chance of whale on the Brazil Banks." "That's right, sir," Mr. Cupp said. "But, mind ye, no guarantees, Whale are where you find F «m." 'I've learned as much," Naish aald. "But head her around. Put her on a west-nor'west. From the cloud, we'll catch wind out of the sou'east with the sun." "West-nor'west it is, sir," Mr. Cupp said. "Soon as there's wind, I'll haul her." Nalio went below fctlinf odd- ly at peace. He was very hungry, and once he had worked his observations and plotted them and had his breakfast, he'd sleep. And the wind was coming aboard; on deck, the watches ran to get at the sheets and braces, bring the ship to the new course. Away, away Brazil. And let there be whale, plenty and aplenty whale for the old Obis with her seaweed skirt * * « IT was, Mr. Cupp said, a fair- sized pod of right whale. They lay some six or seven miles distant over the slowly heaving sea and swam in almost geometric alignment through the broad yellow field of brit. 'Brit brings 'em," Mr. Cupp said, hoarse in his excitement. "They live on it. Shall I lower, sir," "Lower, sir, and I'll go aloft at once." Cupp moved with supple speed toward his boat. Diego was already in it, preparing to lower. The sailors on lookout at the three mast-heads were still crying in the ululating fashion they had learned from the harpooners, "Thar she blows! Oh, blo-owi an' white wat-ers!" Alfy handed him a glass up through the scuttle before he was on the second step. "Mr. Bothwick," he called as he ran forward to the mainmast, "back the main and hold her easy off the wind till I tell you different." On the main topmast crosstrees he slipped under the padded hoop and braced himself and swung the glass on the pod. Five. No, six. Big fish, too, and when they breathed the twin spouts were ardent white tufts .that trembled yards above the great gray hunch of the heads. Astern • of them, broad as a township larfe, marvelously even, were the spaces they had eaten through the brit Mr. Cupp, Mr. Wilson and Mr. Finnie were sailing their boat* into the brit. Their plan was to come upon the whales from behind. .This was the safest way, because head-on a beast of the size of thoM could see his «!•< emy in time to sound, or use tail and flukes to smash a boat. ( "I'm sorry you didn't ask as many questions when yo« war* a boy a* I do. Dad—maybe you ceuW some of mine!" ! "For the last time t am not going to pose for a I snow man! ! JEFUSE TO ANSWH? THAT COME ON, 1 QUESTION ON THfGSOUND VOUTWO.' THATITMI6HT IsCBWNATE/ WBE SOUS TOPUVA GAME/ CLWT, t MET Oe. Y UOW I'LL SET TO 1 eOGEJS OfJTHE I THE PUNCH/HAS I TOWTHATKOUSHTMETO \ HE PROPOSED CENTB?VILE.>W SON BILLY HAD Wrao MATOIASETO WO, BUT I TUN* Ht'DUVETO.IVE NEVEeLETHM THOUSH.ISMV VANITY SHOWING? I'M MCWE N KNOWING WHETHER voue VIEWS ON BBAABSViWS AeE SHOWING' SICK. EVEC SWCE THEM WFVE 8EEN--WEU-, GOOD FETENOS.' A(f""\ CHEYENNE, Wyo. W) — One bill, passed by the Wyoming legislature, wasn't backed by the rubber band interests. The bill merely deleted the requirement that slips bearing the names of potential Jurors in jury boxes be rolled or folded by meas of a small rubber band. VES. IM THINKIN& ABOUT IT.' I THOUGHT YOU WERE GOING TO QUIT SMOKINQ- THIS YEAR/ RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored PR6PARS& TO MM NOW VOU KMOW HOW MUCH FLINT THINK& OF SOU, MISS LANS/ FOUR O'CLOCK ANP WO8OPV IM THIS ROLLER RINK BUT US.' 1 6HOULP BUN SOU IN FOR HMNX3 SO LOW. BUT I'LL LET SOU OFF WITH ft TICKET AND A FEW W3RPS ALL RI6HT, MR. 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