The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 18, 1956 · Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 19W BLTrHEYlLLI (ARK.) COURIER KEWV -PAGlELETEIf OUR HARDING HOUSE — with Major Htopl* OUT OUR WAY ly J. R. Willivmi gg^%^g%%%^^@;agS 66AD,6MUFFY/ IT SHOCKED M6 PROFOUNDLY WHEN THAT LANDLORD SLABBED OUT THE REKST YOO ARE IK ARREARS.'- MANl' CONCERN is SHELTER ^O6E vix> WERE SIT- T||J6 OX <?M THE $106„,,>—,--, VJMK IM THAT 300PNK3HT/A6UV CANT WITH VOX LOOKIT, THIS IS A 6OOP AVERAGE STEP--NOBOPV HARPLV EVER W4LK6-AMY MORE.' WELL, I DON T WAKrfTHOSg .WHO CO WALK NICKMAMIM6 THIS THE 60OSE STEP HOUSE/ . FIWISH-TH6 JOB; gLirzARDS so SAD F^OME- ?OOY *TUCXAPlP£lN*.Y MOUTH I'D PASS flX A SNOWMAN {•** 6UT g£ SHOCKED (OH6M YOU SO HOME A|J' 5AY WO ' . <SAT ODT THE STOE/H THE PUBLIC Ll6(?ARy AI MkiHr BF ABLE Tb SPARE THE WE — TMEM AGMN . 1 MI6HT NOT/ SORRY/CM SONNA BE BUSY TONhSMT/ A SAP LOT OP SPIWNERS, POLL.' THESE MUSTA COME OVER ON THE MAYFLOWER./ NO CHOC MILK, NO RE,NO FKI6P CHICKEN MOW PO YOU KEEP ALIVE, KITTEN? WHY DONT YOU COME OVE8. TO MY HOUSE? ffl 19M bj N£A Stnfe*. Inc. T.M. fUf. U.S. f «t- Cm. Television — Tonight Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WREC — Channel 3 WMCT Channel 5 Wednesday Night Jan. 18 6:00 Superman 6:30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Cisco Kid 7:30 Eddie Cantor 8:00 Television Theatre fl:00 This Is Your Life 8:30 Mr. District At- tcrney 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Screen Director's Playhouse 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatre 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Oif Thursday, January 19 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather —-Memphis Area 7:30 Today 7:55 Today In Memphis 8:00 Today 8:25 News— Mid-South 8:30 Today 8:55 News & Weather- Mld-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 Tour Nest 12:00 News . 12:05 Farm News 12:15 TV Movie , Matinee 1:15 Modern Romances 1:30 Momemakirs Pro* gram 1:45 Date With Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre Color 3:00 Channel Five Theatre ' 3:30 Queen for a Day 4:00 Pinky Lee 4:30 Howdy Doody — ' color 5:00 Adventure Theatre 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 Uncommon Valor 8:30 Theatre 8:00 Video Theatre 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Dangerous Assignment . 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatre 11:15 Tonight-12:00 Sign Ofl WHBQ Channel IS Wednesday Night Jan. IS 0:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Disneyland 7:30 M.O.M. Parade 8:00 Masquerade Party 8:30 Break the Bank . 9:00 Wednesday -Night rights . 9:45 Sports Picture ,10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Les Paul and Mary . Ford 10:15 Late Show 11:45 Weather. Thursday, Jan. 19 8:45 News & Weather 9:00 Homper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 Stu Erwin 12:00 Weather •12:05 News 12:15 Iiunchtime Theatre 1:00 Mlse America Matinee 2:00 Afternoon Film Festival 4:00 Autry-Rogers 5:00 Mickey Mouse Club 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Weather 6:30 The Lone Ranger 7:00 Ramar ot the Jungle 7:30 Stop the Music ,8:00 Star Tonight ' 8:30 Down You Go 9:00 I Spy ' . 9:30 Bishop Sheen 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Patti Page 10:20 Late Show 11:55 Weather Dog Sitter Is Provided DETROIT tfl — Because he can't sitter — by court order. Stubby is a 10-year-old mongrel dog. Neighbors complained that for seven years Stubby had set up persistent braking whenever left alone by ««*.„,«.* -.. ------ - ..„ — ''his owner, Miss Nollie J, Conner. keep his mouth shut when he's| O ne neighbor, Arnold Benes, sug- alone. Stubby is going to have a getsed a dog sitter whenever Mtss^ Conner left home. The Judge agreed. So did Miss Conner. FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR Nellie Tayloe Ross was the first woman to be governor of any. state of the Union, succeeding her husband, William Bradford Ross, as governor of Wyoming. We Buy Ear Corn FARMERS SOYBEAN CO. "Home of Sudden Service" Broadway & Hutson Phone 3-8191 For aches, pains, cuts, bruises, burns, colds, headaches, bites and stings, try Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment Available at your favorite dnif counter C. G. SMITH PRODUCTS CO. WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! HUBBARD HARDWARE Coliseum's Capacity The Coliseum at Rome accommodated 100,000 spectators, 87,000 of whom were seated. Its arena measured 182 feet from side to side, and 285 feet *rom end to end. '"Your Tire-house Five' is going to be minus one if you don't find some other place to rehearse!" _._ _ ... "It seems a long time since you played the violin. Grain —aren't you going to keep up with your music?" AFTEK CUNT TELLS OF THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE, WHOSE MIND CRUMBLED DUCTOS THE WAU,. FINE, CLWT, BUT I WONT ASK VOU, WE GO WITH COR.' HOWASEVOU, MATTHA? oH.wsosoeev.'wHV JVVHEN r HAET«U«CENTEB- DICWiOUTELLME 8EFO2E? A VOIK HUSBAND BEFOKE VS "WAS ifliED.JIM BELONGED TOBOTHOFUS.THEeEWAS NOTHN3 TO 8E SAINED 8V -/IT MARES HIM BREAK OUT 1NJ LUMPS! THERE'S ONE! HE'D BETTER NOT! HE'S ALLERGIC FATS.' SHOW ME ANY LUMPS FROM FWTS! SHOW ME! A DOUQ-HNUT, MR. BOTTS? Paint Closeout Many Types And Colon i Price Hubbard Hardware m» ty «<>ia tin* XXH '» " THKY dived together abnos invariably, taking the line between them, but Kaui first, knife in his right hand, a big oyster shell that served as a paddle fa his left, the bight of the line around his shoulder, N a i s h fathom behind him. The water changed color as they descended It was azure at the surface, al- terwards emerald, opal, and in among the slowly waving bronze of the sea fans and the darkness of the old coral where the shadows spread, a dirty brown. - Down at that depth was the pahua, the immense dams which 'Kaui dreaded worst Those were six feet in height, three feet wide, and regularly opened their jaws to eat, then swiftly snapped them shut. Unless a man used intense caution a pahua would clamp upon him forever. ' ' There at the maximum depth, working as much by -feel as by sight, they slid the.bight'ot the line over a coral outcrop- ; and started up towards the surface, Kaui again first. He followed the track of their air bubbles. But he wriggled, darted, often swam sidewise aiid only looked down at Naish whe he believed he went too fast for the other. It was hard for Naish, he knew. The captain "didn't have his skill in the water; and every man's temptation was to get rapidly into the canoe. But it had to be. The captain had learned that he must come gradually to the surface or his lungs would collapse and he would die like a squid that the children played with on the beach. , • Kaui greatly admired the captain. The captain was afraid and yet he made each dive, When he broke surface, the force carried him waist-out in the air. His face wis mottled; hli eyei were din- tended and hli llpi were the (r»y of a newly opened clam, He hunkered over the canoe outrluer BY ROBERT CXRSE and lay gasping for many minutes while Kaui talked in a sofl voice with Mata'ora. . * • * MATA'ORA had decided to help to the degree that he kept watch for them in the canoe. Larned had shamed Mata'ora into that in the same way he had brought the crew to work aboard the ship. The day that Naish. had told the crew that • the work should begin, Larned had gone aboard by himself. • He had slacked off on the anchor cables and let the ship fall astern on the wind to her full scope. Then, still alone, he had lowered one of the whale boats and he had gone into the captain's cabin and taken down the mirror and made with it and a box about 15 inches square what Kaui called a titea mata. It was notched on one side, with the glass at the bottom. With he glass part submerged, a man could look well below the sur:ace. Mata'ora was charmed by it. He had heard vaguely that the missionaries in the Western stands gave such things to the leople who dived for pearls -for hem. "Maybe," Mata'ora told Caul, "there's a pearl oyster here." 'Maybe, too," Kaui said without emphasis, "you'd like for the old man to find you a Bible. Then ou'll go to the Western islands and learn to wear pants." ,, .:ut how about you?" Mata'- ora sa'id. "You have already fixed n your head that you are going o go in the ship with the Chrls- laas." 'These aren't like the ones on fangia," Kaui said. "Not at least he captain. And between him nd me l< feti." That meant a mystical relationship stronger han any .friendly bond. Fell might occur between two men, w two women, and it wai guided ' by the fOdrf, could not ot revoked by humans. Mata'ora a> both chief and prlMt oo the (toil was powerless to complain about it. Mata'ora shrugged and scratched the sag of his stomach. "You must be very sure that it is feti," he said. 'T am," Kaui said. His certainty had been established yesterday. He and Naish had been diving late with the ?iin already low on the horizon. They were tired, cold and stiff . when they started the last ascent. He had been a bit careless and without his knowledge he had scratched himself on jagged coral, createo a trail of blood that , had, attracted a shark. The shark struck at him from below on a long tangent. Kaui only saw it after he had noticed the sudden, extreme spurt of Naish's air bubbles. Naish was swimming directly at the shark to save him. Kaui dived back, down, past Naish and, as the shark rolled on its side and the jaws drew for the snapping blow, Naish closed and hung with all his strength to the knife. The whitish belly ripped along the knife to the bones of the tail; The shark doubled, biting at itself in the final agony. Kaui swam above it and kicked desperately and took Naish in hi« arms and broke the surface beside the outrigger before the other sharks arrived in response to MM blood. "WE ' work together," .Naish said. "I need you. So I did what I could." Mata'ora wai intently listen- Ing, trying to understand ' the English words, and Kaui said nothing more. But on the atoll he walked In the dusk to sit down next to Naish at his house. There were several objects on a taps mat before Naish and Kaui recognized a chronometef, « sextant, charts and navigation books and the gold-cased watch Naiih wound every day. "You make ready for the voyage," he said. 'These are for the navigation, hey, captain?" ' "Yes;" Naish said, and looked tecnly up at him. "I'm checking. hem. But after today, Kaui, I hink you should call me by my first name a* a friend. It'« Jered." I HAPPEN TO KNOW THIS \ 15 A VERY SPECIAL PAY ) / ./ IT WAS DUB MOUT AM HOUR „ IT, MK-'ttcKEE! 1KE>"P AllfEMiy/iSKSM' SCOTT REACHED THE SIWULPERIN6 /THW» HORRIBLE «RECKf>,eE WHEN THIS WENT E&5Y! WONPER TO PRESS! THERE W6K6 X\f MR&KEU. HP* NO 6URVIVORSL>'1\ HEARD V6T? ASO-FROM Lte YESAS. 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