The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1954 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 14, 1954
Page 11
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 14, 1OT4 BLTTHEVTLLB (ARXJ COURIER KEWS PAGllUTEN OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major HoopU / JUSTICE ^^sr^^^.^J^^: .IT THAT*! OOO RFWAT2TJ m \Wlo6*THPalw TVJ16SS ' 1WAT L£AV6?MEl *-WAY fWSlQN), <: >cV^|MD APTER/AARTHA J **<* OF us *S33 We&STS AWAY HER SHAKE-) \ ^CAfsl MATCH K :£6T5 AWAY HER OF THE SPOILS, \TJLL HAVE A \ By J. R Williams WMY ALL THIS SUDDEN! OF MASTER. MOOSE ? I'LL CLUE Tt>U IN, LIWY/ HE f JUST DISCOVERED A SECOND COUSIN OF MIS is PLAYING IM Sf \^^^j^ WfTwm^////', "^^^ C u 3 /§<?r'" <^ /// .-3 Copr. 1954 by NEA Sf.r.,«, Inc. T. M. R» £ . U. S. Put OH, THAT AUTOMATICALLY MAKES MOOSE SLIGHTLY TREMENDOUS AROUND HERE/ MIME, MOOSE' PLEASE, PLEASE/ Television — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel S, It WHBQ Channel T3 WMCT Channel 5 3:45 9:00 Tuesday Night, Sept. 14 iQ:00 6:00 Midwestern. Hayrlde 6:30 Arthur Murray 10:30 7:00 Fireside Theatre • n : oo 7:30 Circle Theatre n : i5 8:00 Truth or H;30 Consequences 8:30 Biff Baker 12:00 9:00 Mr. District 12:15 Attorney 12:30 9:30 News 1:00 9:45 Clete Roberts 10:00 To be announced 1:30 10:30 News 1:45 10:40 Weather 10:45 Adventure 2:00 11:00 Film Feature 2:15 12:00 Sign Off 2:30 Wednesday, September 15 3:00 5:50 Meditation 3:30 6:00 Today 4:00 6:25 News 4:15 6:30 Today 4:30 6:55 News 4:45 7:00 Today 5:00 7:25 News 5'15 7:30 Today 5:25 7:55 News 5:30 8:00 Ding Dong School 5:45 8:30 A Time to Live 6:00 The Bob Smith Show Shopping at Home Story land Photoqulz Homemakers Program News Farm News Channel Five Club Greatest Gift Golden Windows One Man's Family Concerning Miss Marlowe Hawkins Falls First Love Betty White Show Pinky Lee Show- Howdy Doody Berl Olswanger Armchair Adventure Top Tunes Hartoons Captain Video Interesting Person Weatherman" Eddie Fisher News Caravan I Married Joan 6:30 Superman 7:00 TV Theatre • 8:00 This Is Your Life 8:30 Cisco Kid 9:00 Favorite Story 9-30 News 9:45 Clete Roberts 10:00 Soundstage 10:30 News 10:40 Weatherman 10:45 Adventure 11:00 Big Picture 11:30 Film Feature 11:45 Sign Off WHBQ Cfcmflel 13 6:00 Flash Gordon. 6:30 Made in U.S.A. 7:00 Meet Millie 7:30 Steel Theatre 8:30 See It Now 9:00 Danger 9:30 Danny Thomas 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show Wednesday, September 15 6:00 Morning Show 7:55 News 8:00 Garry Moore 8:30 Arthur Godfrey 9:30 Strike it Rich 10.00 10:15 10:30 10:45 11:25 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:15 12:30 1:00 1:30 1:45 2:00 2:15 2:30 3:00 3:15 4:30 5:00 5:30 5:45 6:00 7:00 8:00 9:00 9 AS 9:30 10:00 10:05 10:15 Valiant Lady Love of Life Search for Tomorrow Guiding Light News Kitchen Magic Welcome Traveler Joye Thompson Robert Q. Lewis House Par^y Big Payoff Lady of the House Bob Crosby Brighter Day Secret Storm On Your Account Portia Faces Life Early Show Western Theatre Mars Patrol News Perry Como Godfrey, and Friends 'I've Got a Secret Best of Broadway Sportsman's Club TBA JOHNSON GRASS KILLER 99% Pure Sodium Chlorate 100 Lb. $50 Drum - 1 I Webb Culvert Tile Co. Highway 61 at State Line Phone OSborne 3-8414 TRUSSES EXPERTLY 1 FITTED 2 KIRBY DRUGSTORES FOR SALE 3y 3 ton Dodge truck with good 10/20 tires all around. 22 fool single axle Carter trailer with 5-foot steel sides and straight aii brakes. This truck ready to fo. Special both truck and trailer 51650. SEE ELMER STONE 416 E. Main St. Fiber $9.95 Plastic 13.95 Save up to $12.50 p«r set on our tailor made -=eat covers during our September Clearance Sale. Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. GILBERTS AUTO UPHOLSTERY Highway 61 North Phone 3-6742 XXV M cCOY, the saloon operator, came in. He was followed a few minutes later by Morgan Holt, the hardware man, and Cece Tobin, who ran the feed and produce business in town, one of Fugger's enterprises. Fugger whispered to them a moment or two, then took his departure. "We're ready when you are," Tobin announced. "Good," said Packard. "I suggest we do this with as little argument as possible. As - each voter comes in he writes down his name, sw we can check on possible repeaters.'* -What if he can't write?" •eked McCoy. "If a man cant write he can't w>te," snapped Packard. "Whoa!" cried Morgan Holt. "You can't discriminate against a man just because he can't write his own name. Besides he don't have to write to vote. All he's got to do is put a cross before a candidate's name." Packard looked inquiringly at Miller. The latter nodded. "All right," conceded Packard. •"We'll write down their names, then." "Then let's vote," snapped McCoy. He took up a ballot and made a few quick marks. Then he folded the ballot and dropped it into the slot of the ballot box. The others marked their own ballots and dropped them into the box. A couple of the businessmen of the town came in during the next few minutes and cast their ballots, and at 8 o'clock there was actually a small line waiting to mark their ballots. The frown that had appeared on Miller's face when t came to the voting place, pearcd as he saw friends in the lino. It was quite evident that Fuggcr was not. going to intimidate many voters. Miller remembered *b** h ** ^newspaper had announced that the polls would be open from 8 o'clock in the morning until 6 in the evening. A steady stream of people came in and about 9 o'clock Miller, hastily checking the record book, estimated that a hundred people had voted in the first hour. A few minutes after 9 o'clock South Street exploded. Hong Kong Smith's men rode into town in a body and whooped and yelled in front of the bank where Smith was getting the money to pay them. There was more whooping and shooting when the crew went into the McCoy's Saloon to receive their money. Toe the next half hour there was only an occasional burst of noise as a cowboy spewed out of the saloon, but then there was a sudden rattle of gunfire and Packard, looking out of the window, suddenly gasped. "They're coming here!" Luke Miller left the ballot box and stepped to the window. A swarm of Texas men, led by Hong Kong Smith, was charging toward the jail. * * * TEE KINNAIRD stepped •^ through the door and found Chuck Gorey already there. Luke Miller came out behind him. "Gonna fulfill our civic duty," Hong Kong Smith boomed. "You can't vote!" snapped Luke Miller. "Who says we can't?" cried Hong Kong Smith. He turned to his cowboys. "He says we can't vote!" A half dozen guns were discharged into the air and were scarcely heard above the roar of the men. They surged forward, p u s h i n.g Hong Kong Smith Miller. Kinnaird put his hand on Smith's chest "Don't crowd me. Smith," Kinnaird muttered, icily. Smith's tongue came out arid licked his lips. "I got as much right to vote as anybody." He appealed to Chuck Gorey. "Ain't that right, Marshal?" Gorey shot a quick look at Lee Kinnaird, "Seems I got nothin' to say about it," replied Gorey. "They got a committee of six to say who votes and who don't." He gestured to the group of poll officials, all of whom had come out by now. "Ask them." "We're asking," said Smith. "As far as I'm concerned yon vote," growled McCoy, the sa- loonman. He was immediately seconded by Holt and Tobin. "And we say you don't," declared Luke Miller, indicating Packard" and Kinnaird. "Only legitimate residents of Sage City and Sage County can vote." "What's a legitimate resident?" sneered Hong Kong Smith. 'Teople who live here,* "How long?" * * * TI/TILLER scowled. The ques- ^'•*- tion had • never come up. In frontier towns everybody voted, even though they may have arrived only the day before. "The intent of the law," Miller said, harshly, "is that people vote who have a permanent interest in a community. The length of time they have lived in a place isn't too important The point is the voter must b* a legitimate settler." "We're settlers," howled Hong Kong Smith. "We're all settlers here, ain't we, boys?" His men roared in the affirmative. Again there was a forward surge and the committee of six was forced back to the door of the marshal's office. Then Jacob Fugger came through the crowd- He was followed by Horace Van. Meter. "We can hold a council meeting right here, Miller," he said, as he came forward. He pointed to his members on the voting committee. "You're all councilmen. All right, do we let these settlers vote, or do we not?" Miller capitulated. "Save your breath." Sixty-two Texas men voted in the »*xt half hour. THE REAL MCCOYS By BILL WALKER <W)» m THET FELLEf? SHOULD dlTHISSELF A FIRE INSURANCE" POLIC/ WITH W. L. WALKER INSURANCE AGENCY Glenco Bldf. 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