The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 10, 1956 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

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JTRIDAT, FEBRUARY 10, 19M (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTEEN OUR BOARDING HOUSI — with Major Hooplt OUT OUR WAY By J. It William* k' CANT APPLAUD TUB -"m, WAV YOO eoo«G AYMYreorA '**** vssn *TUtnUT '••—•• • -• '— •' — • -••— W-KAFW rr«A™« TH«r| NWLW TO tv-i SORE ASAIN- A^t^^JM^ ffi£M If sCG6r tf> SRISHT AND NIMBLE A« i&\ Of HEALTH — IN BIS AU. trf FIKB6T PARTS en THIS we WOOLPWT EXPECT 1OU ID TAKE Trf COVERS CPFJUST FOR US.' . HA* TO BE \f COVERED FOR IN HI& PEPAKT- . VET HE CAW'T POINT OUT ANY OF HIS TO ee PBOOPOF; EVER/ — *0 MOST «ME M* IMf BeClPK FOB TUS iSLCWflMS *RlUTY MTU youe Ase? WHAT MAKES THIS POWERFUL CRANE YOU AS UMS6R AS A LA4SO.' E WAS A, UTTL& SLOW ' THE TOURISTS i, m ««.^_ No,THANKS.' UP jusr HAVE TO TO •lOUE WARDENS wet-L. WAT'S PIFFER ITS STttl EARLY, BAZOO. WON'T -IDU COME N FOR WHILE? 1956 by IRA fankfl. Inc. TJH. Rif. U.5. P T«l«viiion — Tonight Tomorrow -- WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WREC — Channel WMCT. Channel 5 Frtdiy Night, Feb. 10 8:00 Wild Bill Hickofc 6:30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan 1;00 Truth or Consequences 1:30 Life of Rlley 8:00 Big Story 8:30 Stories of the Century 1:00 Cavalcade of Sports 9:45 Confederate* 10:00 Your Esao Reporter 10:15 Badge 714 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatre 11 :\b Tonight 12:00 Sign Off Saturday. Feb. 11 8:00 News and Meditation 8:15 Storytlme 8:30 Mr. Wizard 9:00 Children's Corner 9:30 Pinky Lee 10:00 Fury 10:30 Pride of the Southland 11:00 Cartoons 11:30 Wlnchell & Ma honey 12:00 Slim Rhodes 12:30 Tales of the West 1:30 Adventure Theater 2:00 Pro Basektball Game 4:00 Miami Horse Race Everglades Stakes 4:30 Quiz 'Em on tne Air 5:00 Atternoon MovVe 5:30 Father Knows Beet 6:00 It's a Great Life S:30 Big Surprise 7:00 Perry Como 8:00 Jimmy Durants 9:00 George Gobel 9:30 Your Hit Parade 10:00 City Detective 10:30 The Vise 11:00 Mystery Theatre 11:30 Drama Theatre 12:00 Sign Off WHBQ, Channel 13 Friday Night, Feb. 10 6:00 LJttle Rascal?. 6:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Annie .Oakley 7:00 Ozzte & Harriet ( 7:30 Crossroads 8:00 Dollar A Second 8:30 Mobile Theatre 9:00 Confidential File 9:30 Foreign Intrigue 10:00 News 10;05 Weather <fc Sports 10:15 Les Paul and Mary Ford 10'-20 Late Show 11:45 Weather Saturday, Feb. 11 9:00 For Your Information 9;30 Christ Is the Answer 10:00 Autry-Hogers 11:00 Andy's Gang 11:30 Cartoon Capers 11:45 Tops 12:00 Saturday Show 1:30 Western Theatre 3:00 Autry-Eogers 4:00 Buffalo Bill, Jr. 4:30 Sky King 5:00 Top Ten Dance Party 6:30 Ozark Jubilee 8:00 Lawrence Welk 9:00 Million Dollar Movie 10:30 Les Paul and Mary Ford 10:35 Classic Theatre WREC, Channel 3 Friday Night, Feb. 10 6:00 News and Weather 8:15 Douglas E*wttd» 6:30 Adventures of Champion 7:00 Mama 7:30 Our Miss Broofcs 8:00 Crusader 8:30 Playhouse of Stars 9:00 The Lineup 9:30 Person to Person 10:00 Secret Files, USA 10:30 News and Weather 10:45 Late Movie 12:15 Sign Off Saturday, Feb. 11 8:30 Captain Kangaroo 9:30 Winky Diok and You 10:00 Mighty Mouse Playhouse 10:30 Tales of Texas Ranger 11:00 The Big Top 12:00 The Lone Ranger 1-00 Western Theatre 2:00 NCAA BasfcetbaU 3:45 Sports Roundup 4:00 Early Movie 5:30 The Lucy Show 6:00 Life With Father 6:30 Beat the Clock 7:00 Stage Show 7:30 The . Honeymooners 3:00 Two For the Money 8:30 Ford Star Jubilee 10:00 Big Show 11:45 Sign Off Medical Recklessness OKALAHOMA CITY- W — Not even his doctor's orders could save a beer-tippling Oklahoma City man. Following his arrest, Hoo- ver V. Hampton told Judge Mike Foster he'd drunk only two beers as prescribed by his physician. The judge was skeptical. He fined Hampton $20 for reckless driving by drinking. REAL DIARY The diary of. Samuel Pepys was a real diary, written in cipher, and records 'he intimate details of his public and domestic life from 1660 to 1669. RADIATOR WORK • BoileJ Our • Repaired • Fie Tested • Re-cored Alt WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS 506 Cl. take Ave. Ph. 3-6M1 PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET • Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry I The Finest in Beef, Veal, Lamb & Pork Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In We Deliver Come In 1044 Chick THE) 8TORT1 Jnven Bennett, InrentlKntor far the State Indoi- trl»l Welfare Comml«»lon, l» tn- ln( to obtain ptrmlmlon for «n .pl.MT on Fr«k O.born, wno «led »li monlH before. Dr. Dick Jarrett, t»e coroner, object* and Bennett eontneta O»born'« widow, Neekint; pennl**lon front her. VI LIKE Beech Tree, Steel City was swarming with people and bright with tights. In the hotel lobby things were bustling with Friday night activity. There was •ome mail in my slot and a yellow hotel form bearing a penciled message: Mr. Bennett—Call Mr. Tweed, Beech Tree Exchange 409*. I went to the phone and asked the hotel switchboard girl to ring Beech Tree 4099. A female answered and I recognized the voice of Miss Nellie Tweed, the spinster sister of Wilbur. "This Is Mr. Bennett," I said. "Mr. Tweed left a message for me to «I1 him." "Oh, yes," she said quietly. "Just a moment, please." I waited maybe three minutes before Wilbur Tweed's nasal voice came on the wire. He was panting a little. "Sorry to make you wait,' he apologized, "but I was down In the basement working on oM Jake Scrode. They found him in the alley behind Barnhart's Tavern—the booze finally killed him. Then 1 heard him clear his throat. "Uh—Mr. Bennett, about that autopsy on Frank Osborn. I've been thinking it over, and —feel it will serve no good pur- been burled for over six months and well, It Just doesn't seem right. This is an old-fathlonad community, Mr. Bennett, and we respect the dead. It would be, well, desecration, and H isn't ai If Alice Osborn needed the Iniuranca money, U in* gat It, which I doubt, rrank last her pretty well 1 fixed and I'm sure she would object—" "I've talked to .her," I said, "and I think she will give her consent" "Oh, my," Wilbur said. "1 can't believe that. She knows that Frank died of a coronary attack . . ." "Perhaps," I said, "but 1 think she will be sensible about it. It will certainly do no harm, and as long as the state is willing to go to the expense of the autopsy I .can see no reason for her to object." I heard him sigh. Then he said, rather stiffly, "I want to cooperate with you, Mr. Bennett, but under the circumstances I'm afraid I can't let you use my facilities for this post mortem examination." "Why not?" "Well, for one thing, it would be bad for my Business. People are funny about things like that. The next time they have a bereavement they'll go to some other mortician. I'm sorry." 'All right We won't count on you then." 'No hard feeling, I hope? You understand my position?" "Frankly, I do not, but we'll make other arrangement!—if we do the autopsy." "Then you may not do it?" he aaked eagerly. "It depends." "Upon Alice, I suppose?" I HAD probably been lax in not Mrs. Osborn pcrsonal- Jarrett and Wilbur Tweed had a chance to talk to her. The phone rang, I got up and answered it 'Mr. Bennett?" aaked. 'Yes,' a ao« voice Tree, this anernoon. Hamem- ber?" Oh, yes." I — I have favor to ask." She paused. 'A favor?" 'Yes. This may sound odd, but —are you going to do an autopsy on Frank Osborn?" "Yes. Did Dr. Jarrett tell'you?" "That's right—after you talked to him at The Oasis." 'He's opposed to it" I know. He told me it wasn't necessary, that his diagnosis of the cause of Frank's death was correct, and that if Alice permitted the autopsy—after all this time—it would start gossip around town and stir up silly and unpleasant rumors. You know how small towns are. Dick—Dr. Jarrett—said he intended to advise Alice not to sign the release." 'I expected that" 'But you're going ahead anyway?" "We'll see. Look, Miss Dorn, I appreciate your interest, but I'm curious—what it this favor you want?" "If—if you do the autopcy, may I watch?" * • • I WAS surprised. "It's not a pleasant thing to watch." "I promise to stay out of the way, and I won't faint, or anything. Please." "I can't understand why—" "I have a very good reason," she said quickly. "It's not just morbid curiosity, really. Please try and arrange it" "1 can't promise. Ill have u> let you know." "Oh, thank you. Goodby." "Just a moment. Miss Dorn. I have a favor to ask of you. "Tell me why you whisked Dr. Jarrett away from the Inn this afternoon, before 1 had > chance to talk to him." She sounded flustered. "1 saw you in the bar mirror." "I—I'm sorry," she said. "I knew you weren't sick, that you Just wanted to see UM doctor about some dreary Insurance matter. I was Just trying to pro- 'Thls Is Lucy Dorn. I met you tcct him from neHleW bother." at tha Winchester Inn, in Beech I (To Be Centlaued) Lots of safety devices on these new model* all right- rnayb* on* of thes« days you won't hav« to help «"• How much will you give me for a trade-in? I SHOULD HAVE TALKED IT OVEe WITH VOU ALONE BUT I WAS SO HAPPY, SO EXCITED.' WO,BU.Y,IM SONS TO BAWL ME OUT THE OK'E TO TO? 8EM3 WDS TO MY / APOLOGIZE'. VJEW FATHEt?? YES-ANDNO- SOMETMNB HE'LL SeW WHlfi WITH BUY WAYNE. ) OUT OF, ! IS IT ANVTHNS 6EZOUS, / HOPE/ oi?. eoeeesr WU.VDU FDBSIVC we, _ i v DWUNS7 GOOD IDEA! OET YOUR BUT WHERE 1 WE CAN'T GIVE UP FOOD OR CLOTHING-.' BILLS, BILLS, BILLS. 1 WE'VE GOT TO CUT DOWN SCWf PLACE FARM PRICES SEEN, ELECTION ISSUE. 1 / PONTWCE ISTHATWHSrSlN Vr THAT < IN ITALLEkSrlT- MY LUNCH/ SAYS SHE MOTICEPT5HE PIPN'T DRIVE MOTHIMO UNUSUAL AWftfl I HWPEM t& SHE CMA6 OUT /TO KWOW SHE CWAS ANP PKOVB KHKf ! / TO THE PLWJT IN A APPARENTLY N01 CALUW TO ASK \ WASH'. ttR5. 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