The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 29, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 29, 1955
Page 7
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1958 BljYTHETTLLE (ARK.) COUKIER NIW1 PACK SEV1M OUR BOAftDINC HOUSi — with M.jor H«*l« PACDOM MY MlRTM.JAke-—BOT, THE •SITUATION |S FRAUGHT WITH HUMOR.'*- ~W S£T- TlKlS OUT VllTrl A COLD OKI TO CONQUER PPOF65SOR ORACLE, A MAS! VOHO COOLD READ YOUK THOUSHT^ FULL BLOOD A PCIgUDLY UTTL&6AW6 O' CARDS WlTI-t A AMslD READER.'-^ V^HV'MT VA FI6HT WITH - •/ 0 JOKER I.M IT FOE OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Willidmi ITS A CIVIL WAR RELIC,BUTI THOUGHT THI3 MI6HT HORRIFY HER MORE"' THAT THIMS COULP KICK: UC IWTO TH' HOSPITAL MY 6KAMMA KIM,. CURE >MyTHlN<3, AM' IF WE WALK By HER- SAV WINDOW LIKE WEWASTAKIU'YOOB SICK P06 OUT TO SHOOT HIM, I BET SHE'LL, CUKE THAT PUP WTWO D»YS.' PIDN'T 1 WEEPALMOST A CAMWOM,THOU6Hr SHE POWTM'SS A THWa OW HSR. STREET: BO*i4 THIHTY YEACS. TOO soow 10 -jf WCEfERS/TME 6OYS PROMISED TO CALL US AN HOUR A6O' THIS IS A SURV/M . AR LISTENING TO TCK* KADO. ArJO IF SO. WHAT PROGtHM ACS tOUTUNEPTO? '1 /// WHO'S LISTEN- IN6 "RJRADIO ATX < CRITICAL 3 TIME LIKE ^ THIS? TtUvition — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel 8 Saturday Night, Oct. 29 6:00 Perry Como Show 7:00 People are Funny 7:30 Jimmy Durant* 8:00 George Gobel 8.30 Hit Para«e 8 '00 Drama Theatre 9 '30 The Millionaire 10:00 Father Knows Beat 10 30 The Vise 11:00 Bums & Allen 11-30 Mystery Theatre 12:00 Sign Off Sunday Oct. 30 10:50 News & Meditation 11:00 The Christophers 11.30 This Is the Ufe 12:00 American Forum 12:30 Frontiers of Faith 1:00 American Inventory 1:30 Youth Wants to Know 3:00. Dr. Spoctc 2.30 Zoo Parade 3:00 Wide. Wide World 4-.10 Captain GnllRiu 5:00 Long John Silver 5-31! Roy Rogers 6-00 Eddy Arnold 6:30 Frontier 7:00 Variety Hour 8:00 TV Playhouse 9:00 Douglas Fairbanks 9:30 Highway Patrol 10:00 Paris Precinct 10:30 Climax 11:30 Sign Off Monday, Oct. 31 6:50 7:00 7:25 12:00 12:15 12:30 . 3:00 3 ::!0 6:00 6:30 6:43 7:00 8:00 Meditation Today Weather—Memphis area Today Today In Memphis Today News Today News and Weather DlnR Dong School Storyland Chdrm with Cathy Home Tennessee Ernie Ford Feather Your Neet NfiWB Farm News TV Movie Matlne* Homemafcers Program Date with Life MMlnee Theatre Five Star Theatre World of Mr. awceney Modern Romances Pinky Lee Howdy Doody Five Star Ranch Interesting Person Cartoons Weather Atl venture Tony Martin News Caravan Ciiesar's Hour Medic Robert Montgomery 9:30 Science Fiction Theatre 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Wrestling 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Thratre 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off WHSQ Channel It Sat i 8:00 6:30 7:00 8:00 9:25 9:30 10:00 10:05 10:10 10:15 11:45 12:30 8:00 8:30 irday Night, Oct. 29 Dinner Theatre Ozarfc Jubilee Lawrence Welfc Million Dollar Movie OrgUl For Mayor Confidential File Les Paul and Mary Ford News Weather Conguest Late Show Sunday. Oct. M For Your Information Cleveland Browns- Chicago Cardinals Player of the Week Professor Pet Lftsete Super Circus Judge Bean Rln Tin Tin Kit Cnrson 'Famous Film Festival Chnncn nf A Lifetime Ted Mack 9:00 Life Begins At Eighty 9:30 The Wbiatltr 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Los Paul and Mary Ford 10:15 Sunday Evening Theatre Monday, Oct. 3t 8:45 News and Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 Stu Krwln 12:00 News 12:05 Lunchttmc Theatre 12:45 Early Show 2:15 Miss America Matinee 3:00 Foreign Intrigue 3-.30 Bozo and Hit Friends 4:00 Autry-Rogers 5:00 Mickey Mouse Club 6:00 Little Rascals 8:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Topper 7'00 TV Reader's Digest 7:30 Voice of Ftrestone 8:00 Press Conference 8:30 Medical Horizons 8:00 M.G.M. Parade 9:30 Big Town 10:00 News 10:10 Weather 10:15 Overton For Mayor 10:20 Les Paul and Mary Ford 10.25 Late Show 11:55'Weather The first permanent theater built in America was erected in Philadelphia In 1766. Best Grade Illinois Coal and Kindling Nut Coal 2 or more tons $10 per ton plus tax B&CCoalCo. S. Hiway 61 Phone 3-8612 HAMBURGERS For your protection, our Hamburger Patties are prepared and delivered frozen by a nationally known government inspected meat packing plant. A warm well-seasoned bun enhances the wholesome delrciousness of this pure hamburger. KREAM KASTLE Walnut & Division Phone 3-8051 DRIVE-IN THE COWARD RAY IAPICA Copyright 1955 fcy NEA Wvte*, (AC XV THE speedometer showed Tim, Clair and Sharon had traveled 279 miles from Detroit when they pulled into Chicago at 3 o'clock the next morning. Tim Rogers was dog tired, but at ease. Clair Kolinsky, her summer coat pulled up high around her throat, had watched Tim sleepily during the last hours of the trip to make sure that he didn't tall asleep. Her small daughter Sharon was fast asleep between them, with her rag doll clutched in her arms. Tn the huge sprawling metrop- o Clair directed Tini through the streets to Oak Park to the west- They found Aunt Emily's street without much trouble. As they drove down it, searching for her apartment house, Clair suddenly switcfied off the lights. Her voice was a strnined whisper. "Keep going—fast You just passed them—on your left under those trees. Three men in a car." "How could you tell?" "One of them ft • cigaret as we passed.* "Did they see us?** "Don't think so. They might have caught the license plate. Don't turn now!" But Tim paid no heed. Torn between sudden fury and fear, lie whipped the wheel around at the corner in a screeching U- 'turn, "They won't chase us any more tonight," he said grimly. He jammed the accelerator to "the (loor. As the machine raced back toward Aunt Emily's build- ir-. he swerved into the shadows of the trees in which a dark car WAS parked. He switched on his lights. Head-on, he clipped th« front fender with hii bumpCT. Thirc was • jolt, the scream of .T ' • • shor.cil as the (cn- 'bcr oi lue parkod ear over the left front wheel. They caught a sight of three white astonished faces before them. Then Tim roared away. Tim had already turned at the first corner, his heart pounding so hard he could feel it in his temples, before he found his voice. 'Follow us now, you punks!" Tim broke out into a wild laufih. Clair looked at the crazy man beside her. "What got into you?" And Tim laughed again. 1 don't know. But did you see those scared faces!" THEY were soon out on the highway again, this time headed west. "Where next?" Clair asked. "I'm afraid I don't know. We're running out of relatives. Got any more out here?" "No. Have you?" "Nearest is California. Shall we go back?" Clair looked at the dark terrain rushing by them, then at the suddenly alive and exhilarated man beside her. Back to what? she wondered. 'How far to California?" she asked. And Tim began to tell her about Uncle Jack and Aunt Marie's chicken ranch out in the Mojave Desert near Lancaster. The more he talked the more excited about the prospect he became. 'Why not, Clair? You can stay there till the police pick 'em up. Meantime—" he stole a glance at her, "maybe this trip won't hurt me either." Clair nodded. "All right." She squeezed his hand on the wheel. Tim swung the cftr around. "They might b« iipecting us to keep going west on highway 30. I'll turn south on highway 45, through Paducah. V.Yil talsc r e southwestern rout* to Uw coast." It was several hours later, on highway 45, headed south, when Tim was at ease and for the first time talking freely. Clair studied him a moment and then asked; "What happened to Al in France?" she asked. "Did that make you so — well — afraid of everything?" Tim thought long and hard of the events leading up to Al's death. This was a new thoupht. but he knew Al's death was not the reason for his cowardice. "No," said Tim "No. it couldn't have had anything to do with it." "You won't tell me what did happen?" "Nc. Clair. I couldn't." "Later?" "I don't know," said Tim. "Tf I change, somehow, I might tell." • » * BUT Tim Rogers knew of no way to change himself for the better. He thought of the misery he had caused Lorna and his son Billy—a decade of misery, because he was a coward. Tim resolved he would never knowingly cause Lorna and Billy more misery. This would mean abandoning Lorna and Billy. He realized that if he had to choose between himself and them—between finding his own manhood and inflicting more and greater suffering on them—he would prefer to take his cowardice with him to the grave. "This trip has done a lot for me, Clair," Tim said humbly. "I feel, for the first time, that I can meet danger without panic. Maybe I could change and go buck to where I belong, with Lorna and Bill. But I doubt if I'll ever be able to tell you what happened to Al. I'll never solve entirely the problem of my being a coward." 'Maybe you could solve it, it you had help," snid Clair. Tim watched her. She suspected he was responsible for Al's death. "I'll try," he said. In the night rushing past them, Clair Holinsky hoped that this lonely fat man beside her would somehow, in the long days ahead, find a solution before he was ovcrw!"' nirl. Point 1 Closeout Many Types and Colors | Price Hubbard Hardware RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS 508 Cl. Lake Ave. Ph. 3-6981 "Last week you charged me the same a» the stores—I can't afford to drive out here for eggs if you won't givt me a few cents off!" "Don't you have any masks that look Itke Pop's fa««?" WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! H U B B A R D HARDWARE To Sell-To Buy REAL ESTATE TERRY PO-2-2381 Attention: Men of the 461st Wing! 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