The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 2, 1956 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 2, 1956
Page 15
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-THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1956 BLYTHBTTLLZ (ARK.) COURIER NEWI PAOC FIFTEEN OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major Hoople OUT OUR WAY By .1. R. Williams MAJOR MOOPU, YOU'RE ESAO.5IR.' AM EDITOR OF Vbosrcia^ ,R>MBARDlM6 THE LAST Wfc GOTAWOPEKW HOUSE, BUT THIS I* ,_. . OIP FASHIONEPSMOW f=l CLO5EP FOR THE WHERE ELSE CAK1 I I==A '"' I6ER CAM EASILY DISCBRhl HOW MV HOLf-INl-THS-PAPSE vjiu SAM6 -, NEWSPRINT AND PRoMOTSTHe PLOVJ lOhilbiTHB HOME HUB8V/00 CAM HIDE eewiMD youe VALUABLe.JOURMAL— HAR-RUMPH/ FOR A PEACS FOL MOMENT. HE- ESCAPES A DEVASTATING BARRAGE OP SOT vie MI6HT US£ THE IDEA AY 5T01-ST, EH? AVJPF PUTT O/ER. TO JUMPS TO HiVE A JAM SESSION' INSTRUMENT, 7 SMALL SIZE? A BATONf Television — Tonight Tomorrow -- WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WREC — Channel 3 WMCT Channel I Thursday Night, Feb. 2 6:00 Jungle Jim 6:30 DlUfth Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7;00 You Bet Your Life 7:30 Dragnet 8:00 Uncommon Valor 8:30 Theatre 9:00 Video Theatre 10:00 Tour Esso Reporter 10:15 Dangerous Assignment 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatre 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off Friday, Feb. 1 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather- Memphis Area 7:30 Today 7:55 Today In Memphis 8:00 Today 8:25 flews—Mid-So nth 8:30 Today 8:55 .News &. 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 12:05 Farm News 12:15 TV Movie Matinee 1:15 Modern Romances 1:30 Homemakers Program 1:4& Date With Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre color 3.00 Channel Five Theatre 3:30 Queen for a Day 4:00 Pinky Le 4:30 Howdy Doodv— color 5:00 Adventure Theater 5:30 Interesting Person 5.40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Wild Bill Hickok 6:30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Truth or Consequences— color Life of Blley Big Story Stories of the Century Cavalcade of Sports Confederates Your EEBO Reporter Badge 714 Weather Mystery Theatre Tonight Sign Olf 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:45 10:00 10:15 10:45 10:50 U:15 12:00 WHBQ Channel 13 Thursday Night, Feb. Z 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Weather 6:30 The Lone Ranger 7:00 Bishop Sheen 7f3fl Stop' the Music 8:00 Star Tonight 8:30 Down You Go 9:00 I Spy 9:30 Foreign Intrigue 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Patti Page 10:20 Late Show 1:55 Weather Friday, Feb. 3 8:45 News & Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10~:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 Slu Erwln 12:00 Weather 12:05 News 12:15 Lunchtlme Theatre 1 :QO Miss America Matinee 2:00 Afternoon Film Festival 4:00 Autry-Rogers 5:00 Mickey Mouse Club 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Do ,You Know Why 6:30 Annie Oakley 7:00 Ozzle & Harriet 7:30 Crossroads 8:00 Dollar A Second 8:30 The Pendulum 9:00 Confidential Fl'e 9:30 Foreign Intrigue 10:00 News 10:05 Weather *: Sports 10:15 Les Paul and Mary- Ford 10:20 Late Show 11:45 Weather WREC, Channel 3 Thursday Night, Feb. 2 6:00 News and Weathei 6:15 Douglas Edwards 6:30 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon 7:00 Boh Cummlnga Show 7:30 Climax 8:30 Four Star Playhouse 9:00 Johnny Carson Show 9:30 Quiz Kids 10:00 Lone Wolf 10:30 News and Weather 10:45 Late Movie 12:15 Sign OH Friday, Feb. 3 6:55 Test Pattern & Program News 7:00 The Morning Show 8:00 Captain Kaffgaroo 9:00 Garry Moore 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Valiant Lady 11:15 Love of Life U:30 Search for Tomorrow 11:45 The Guiding Light 12:00 Jack Paar Show 12:30 Love Story 1:00 Robert Q. I^ewiB 1:30 House Party 2:00 The Big' Payoff 2:30 Boh Crosby Show 3:00 The Brighter Day 3:15 The Secret Storm 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Early Movie with Kitty Kelly 5:30 Rang Rider 6:00 News and Weather 6;15 Douglas Edwards 8:30 Adventures of Champion 7:00 Mama 7:30 Our Miss Brooks 8:00 Crusader 8:30 Playhouse of Stars 9:00 The Lineup 9:30 Person to Permon 10:00 Secret Files, USA 10:30 News and Weather 10:45 Late Movie 12:15 Sign Off For aches, pains, cuts, bruises, burns, colds, headaches, bites and stings, try Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment Available at your favorite drug counter C. G. SMITH PRODUCTS CO- GUARANTEED WE RENT • HOSPITAL BEDS . .. BABY BEDS • ROLLAWAY BEDS • USED REFRIGERATORS • USED WASHERS WADE FURNITURE CO. 112 \V. Main Phone 3-3122 j HU. (019S5 bf Hrt«rt Can*. XXXV "DISMISS such contraptions as •teamers from your mind." Captain Proctor said.* "All the canny money is going into clippers. To own a steamer first off, you have to own a coal yard to run her, and most of the coal is still in western Pennsylvania. Break down at sea, and some monkey with a wrench is responsible for her satety, not the master And by his record, your friend Kaui is no more than a fist-and-haul Bailor. He'd find no berth in them. Nor, for the matter, would you." "Where's the clipper?" Jered asked, almost against his conscious will. "When may I see her?" - . . . "McKay's yard," Captain Proc-r tor said. "Take your friend Kaui. with you to Boston and show him the sights. Be-a pleasure after those rock islands. Sooner than not, too, Jercd, we'll fashion a way to get him home." Kaui was quiet when he and Jered rode the stage, to Boston irj the morning. But when they reached the McKay yard his constraint left him. "I didn't know," •he said, "that a ship like that .could be built." "Or me," Jered said. 1 Jered talked with Donald McKay who explained the rigging detail. Kaui listened but didn't fully hear. He watched Jered's face, rapt and intense and glowing. In his mind, Kaui thought, he's already sailing her. Jercd called to hlni and had- him meet McKay. They boarded and went down in the vessel and along her from hold to hold and frame to frame to the transom overhang. Jered wore a looK of Etrain when they led her. Then at Hanover Street he laid, "L»Vt put Into the American House and have a toddy. I wont to get •quired awaj with you," BY ROBERT CARSE They sat within the American House, the hot-buttered rum before them. Jered pushed the mug across the . pitted table. "I'm bound for New York," he said. "Tonight, aboard the packet. You, if you're still my friend, will go back to Salem." "I'm your friend," Knui said. "But, why New York?" Jered pressed his fingers against his eyesockets with a gesture of fatigue. "There's a man named Buchan I should fetch up with. He's in our trade and supposed to be there. Maybe I can find him. Then 111 get back to Salem. Meantime, take your gear off the Obis. Pack into one of those boarding houses on Derby Street. Tell Phoebe where I've gone, and not to worry." « • * THE man's full name was Ivor Buchan, a Perthshire Scot, small, ruddy and dour. Jered found him in a cheap sailor's hotel near Coenties Slip on South Street. His whale oil lamp was smirched with soot; charts, books, drawings and plans piled the table and he sat on a stool in a shabby tweed coat. "So ye're Captain Naish," he said. "Ye'd talk to me of an •irtH steamer' as ye say it But would ye sail in one, mon, or put your money In her?" • Outside in the hall a sailor and 'a harpooner argued. The harpooner, armed with his weapon, hurled it and the blade pierced the door panel and rived It In half. Buchan opened the door. He cleared the harpoon, handed it to the owner. "On with ye," he said. "Ye're oot of practice." Jered could only stand and laugh at him. But Buchan was serious. "Steamers," he said, "I build 'em. I Mil 'em. Is that why ye're here?" "I reckon'It 1»." "Well, I've one In completion nt the Novelty Iron Works. Come, Ukt a took »t her. Then p~ WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! H U BBAR D HARDWARE haps between us we can make ense." The steamer when he first saw ler made him want to laugh. But vor Buchan wasn't a man who worked for comic purpose. She vas a strange-looking craft in omparison, with the magnificent lipper in McKay's yard in Boson, yet as Buchan described her here was a great amount to recommend the design, her propul- ion and her meaning as a com- )etitor to any ship that was wind-driven. SHE was of wooden construc- ion and 180 feet from, the bnlg- ng bow to the stern that more ban faintly resembled the side of a barn. Her rounded housing midships contained the double paddle-wheels and she was 36 eet, four inches in the beam and still brig-rigged for auxiliary . The power plant was in Suchan's language a "side-lever" engine with a 70-inch cylinder by eight-feet .stroke operated mder a steam pressure of 14 )ounds to the square inch. Her maximum loaded draft would be 12 feet, 10 inches and she would safely carry in the proximity of 3000 tons cargo. Jered and the Scot went back to Buchan's hotel and had a dinner of Flushing oysters and Long sland venison. Buchan had been ong in Nova Scotia, he told Jered. He had worked for Samuel Cunard, and then in Glasgow 'or Burns in his line of coastal steamers and for Maclver in Liverpool in his. "Now," he said, 'between them with Cunard and backed by the British government, they're aboot to start a line of steamers to this coast carryin' the mail. A verra gude contract. I'd like to have it. That ship of mine I built on spec' and I'm near broke. There's the pile of trade I can pick up in the West Indies, but I must pay off the builders and be able to pay a crew." "I'm In position," Jered said, 'to line you up with a right smart master. The lad sailed as my second mate in » whaler. He's a Pacific Islander, and a sailor-born." PERSISTENT PRACTICE In 15th century France, the best bowman of each parish was designated for the Icing's francs-archers, and was obligated to practice shooting every Sunday, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Cold Waves Starting At $£00 J up Moderne Beauty Salon 111 N. 2nd St. — Phone 3-3132 To Se/» — To Boy REAL ESTATE TERRY PO-2-2381 Paint Closeout Many Types And Colors \ Price Hubbard Hardware EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone Z-2015 RADIATOR WORK • BoiUd Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS MM Cl. Lake Are. Ml. !-«Ml "I don't suppose h« has very much money, Mom—but we're not getting married till after payday!" No cheesecake, please! Just a nic* angelic MffMMOM will do!" CUNT, VDUVE WEN HE BASELY 14 HCVW HCW WIU.VOU KSEBOUS fiX A WMJTE, MAJ7THA? WILL MASTHA/WSWMW' vou K seeous FOZ I WN THE HAW OF THE AMMUTE?«EYOU <JTTU UOV'ON MY THANK MDU, DEAR.' I DIDN'T THINK YOU'D NOTICE MY NEW HAIR SET.' SOMETHING- LOOKS MIGHTY GOODJ I6NTIT WONCERFUL tD BE MUSICALLY INCLINED? HOWTOPLAY THESE tHINSSj Wl, THAT CUAR* UP TWO PUZS.ES1 DONTWHW ABOUT THE SAMPLE tBNS UNFORTUNATELY, NO! HE WAS REftPY TO CATCH DR.KEU'S FIREPROOF BRIEP-X IT WHEN I PKOMEP CASE WASN'T IN THE WKKKASE! iHIW FROM IS IT POSSIBLE THM HE PIBM'T TAKE THAT. PUWEf MJP THE KlfiHT WUUBEJS Of BODIES WERE FOUWP! BUT MATT PW'HAVB HIS BRIEFCASe-BeAUSE'lT HW> SEEN STOLEN! HE TOLD ME OM THE PHONE. TUW'^WKViFAlMTEOl 'S PS66M SO UPSET 0«K V KEUON FKOK THE PLWJT! BESIDES, HEP HfWE CMLEP LOUS AS01 OH, I PUNNO'S SURE NOT \ I'D 5AY THAT... VERV MANY PERSONALLY, PEOPLE IN /I HS6ER IT'S THESE / GETTIN' PRETTY CROWDEP. WHY.TWARWT MOCEN TEN CAYS ASO I SEE TWO OTHER KXKS JOSG1N' AL.ONS THROUGH HOPE NOT ANY- VW&Y...rVE JUST BS AS THB \ SOHA GET CDUhSTRY IS, I PONT THINK TLL HAVE TOO MUCH TPOJBLE FINDIN' Oil DOC MILLER. MORE OTHM MIR/VO.E MISERY MEDICINE OF HIS'N! ( THESE APE NICE . HMMMM... COME MINUTE I WANT TO SEE HOW THEY1L LOOK HAN6ING IN MY KITCHEN! IT'D BE "CURTAINS FEI?ME IF TH'BOSS CAUGHT ME SLEEPIN' ..THIS WAY PETUNIA! SORI?Y TO BOTHER. BUGS, BUT WHERE ARE THE UPPER VMU.W OF tftRW FOIODS TOR THE WCHIIpS WESTORPiTlOW OF THE -VVMESWrt-E BiOCKHOOSt n ITS K>Wb *> THE ppsniow OG TOfcE \> PUBUC

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