The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1955 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

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TUDSDAT, NOVEMBER 1, (ARK.)' COURIER KIWI PAQI TKIRTEIN OUR BOARDINC HOUSE — with Major Htotb OUT OUR WAY Bv J. R. Williams 6OOD HEAVENS, HE'S AFTER A SQUIRREL.' I "THOU&HT HE FELL OUT Ao^-^^Z AWP ROLLEPINTD' / it ,.± *, > THE PITCH/ & SLfQ m MAJOR/ BL»r PALATE SECOfAES TADEO WITH? DAILV eeSTAURANVT FACE/ WMV YOU .TPOT ALOW6 Y*TH Me S0Mfi EVEMlf46 TO H00ft.fr MAfJOfc AlOD ReFKeSK VOOR iMt-iER WITH tue TOOTHSOME DELIGHT* A HOUE- 0VACI* ,1rte 6l?eAT.'~- ERASE THAT FROM YOUIS MlND—t'M IN6 MY 6IPT, AMD OFF IOST FOR THe LAUGHS/ BORM THIRTY VEARS TOO SDQM i.*.;;; TMAT DANCE (OKAY/ MADE we / i PIZZV, y KMOW BAZOO — /A MICE LET'S StT / DARK. CORNER. OUTOM TfrE PORCM/ THANKS JUST me SAME I'M Nor AS > Ttltvision — Tonight Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5. 6 WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel 5 Tuesday Night, Nov. I 6:00 Soldiers of Fortune 6:30 Dinah Shore 7:00 Martha Raye g:QO Jane Wyman's Fireside 8:30 Playwrights 56 9:30 Grand Ole Oprv 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Star Siage 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatra II :I5 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off fi>!5 News Caravan Wednesday. Nov. t 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Wen ther—Memphis area 7:30 Today 7:55 Today tn Memphis g:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:55 News and Weather 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Story land 9:4:i Charm wttli Cathy 10:00 Home 11:00 Tennessee Ernie Ford 11:30 Feather Your Nest 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 TV Movie Matinee 1:30 Homemakers Program 1:45 Date with Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre 3:00 Five Star Theatre 3:30 World of Mr. Sweeney 3:45 Modern Romances 4:00 Pinky Lee 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Five Star Ranch 5:30 Interesting Person 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Superman 5:30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Cisco Kid 7:30 Eddie Cantor 8:00 Television The&tr* 9:00 This Is Your Life 9:30 Mr. District Attorney ' 10:00 Your Esso Reporter 10:15 Screen Director's Playhouse 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatre 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign OH WRBQ Channel 13 Tuesday Sight. Nor. 1 6-.CQ liHtle Rascals 6:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Warner Bros. Presents 7:30 Wyatt Earp 8:00 Celebrity Playhouse 8:30 Dr. Hudson's Secre. Journal 9:00 Danny Thomas 9:30 Cavalcade Theatre 10:00 News 10:10 Weather 10:15 Pattl Page 10:30 Late Show 13:00 Weather Wednesday. Nov. t 8:45 News and Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 Stu Erwln 12:00 News 12:05 Lunchtime Theatre 12:45 Early Show 2:15 Mis* America Matinee 3:00 Foreign Intrtgu* 3:30 Bozo and Hit Friends 4:00 A.\itry-Rogers 5:00 Mickey Mouse Cliit. 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Do Ton Know Why 6:30 Disneyland 7:30 Waterfront 8:00 Masquerade Party 3:30 Break the Bank 9:00 Wednesday Night Flghte 9:45 Sports Picture 10:10 News 10-.10 Jtfeathsr 10:15 Overion For Mayor 10:20 Les Paul and Mary Ford 10:25 Lnte Show 11:55 Weather BUFFORD SHOE SHOP REPAIRING - CLEANING DYEING 11Z S. Broadw»y Individuals-Groups-Fann Bureau WAYLIN CHESSER Call representative Blue Cross - Blue Shield P.O. Box 301 Blytheville, Ark. Phone POplir 3-31M Paint Closeout MM? Trv«9 •»* CXm \ Price Hwbbard Hard war* Venezuela's boat-billed night heron owes Us name to a beak like an inverted boat. Best Grade Illinois Coal and Kindling Nut Coal 2 or more tons $10 per ton plus tax B&CCoalCo. 8. Hiway 81 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 deliciousnesB of this pure hamburger. KREAM KASTLE Walnut & Division Phone 3-8051 DRIVE-IN THE COWARD BY RAY LAPICA "» kr MM >*"«. I XVII LO6T in their own thoughts, Mither noticed the gas gauge. They had turned off Highway ;138 leading to Palmdale, not far ftom Lancaster, at a sigr. Barfed "Hammond Chicken Ranch —25 miles." The rocky desert road stretching toward the San Gabriel Mountains slowed them down to 20 miles an hour. Suddenly the motor sputtered and died. A glance at the gauge and Tim climbtd out o( the car cursing foftly. It was 10 o'clock in the morning and at least 10 degrees hotter than an hour belore. He 'looked about. The road ran straight ahead at right angles from the highway they had left about 10 miles back. Then it disappeared around a bluff. The ranch was at least 15 miles beyond. On all •ides stretched a tormented wasteland bearing nothing but a few spare and stunted plants- sun - bleached creosote bushes and bur sage, an occasional barrel cactus and mesquite. Should he turn back to the highway or try to make it to the ranch on foot in the heat of the day? He asked Clair. "Let's wait awhile and see if anyone will come along," she said. He could see she was suffering from the intense heat. And it would gel warmer. They waited one hour, two, until the metal of the car got so hoi they couldn't touch it. At IBS! Tim said, "I'll walk on n 1 ad. Uncle Jack has a truck. I'll come back and pick you up nere." Clair put a hand on his arm. Her fingers ucre a touch of flame. 'We'll all go. It won't be safe (or us to stay here alone." "All right. Take out the biggest hats you got and put on tome low-heeled fhocs. Trav- eling is going to be rough." He pocketed his pistol. They started in the noonday sun. Every half hour they stopped for five minutes. Every hour Tim carried Sharon for 10 minutes. The first hour was stifling but bearable. The second hour Clair got dizzy and fell into a gulch, skinning her knee and tearing her stockings. She began to strip them off but Tim stopped her. "You'll get sunburned worse," he said. The third hour Sharon got sick at her stomach. Tim picked out a large barrel cactus and tried to cut into it to get some water for the child. But his small pen knife was not enough of a tool and he gave up. Putting Sharon on his shoulder, he started out again. By now both feet were blistered, hij face and neck were beet red, and his throat was so dry he talked in whispers. So did Clair, who seemed, however, to bear the heat better than Tim as the hours dragged on. Sharon grew pale and damp, then her skin got cold and clammy and stayed that way. She closed her eyes. When they felt her pulse, it was weak and rapid. They kept her head covered. When they stopped for a rest, Clair would fan her with her hat. "How much farther?" Clair sked. Tim shook his head. He had no idea. • • • AS the afternoon wore on, they began to look apprehensively back over their shoulders across the endless sweep of desert sand, Joshua and yucca trees and mesquite. A turkey vulture hovered motionless in the steel-blue sky. Several times * jet plane hissed swiftly overhead at low altitude toward nearby Edwards Air BIM at Muroc Dry Lik«. Small cottontail rabbits and a huge jackrabbit or two hopped lazily out of their path as though it was too hot to run faster. One* a gila monster, his small ugly face turned up into a perpetual grin, looked at them out of lidless eyes when they came up to the rock on which he was sunning himself. Then in a flash h« scampered away. "I'm sick, Mommy," Sharon kept repeating. "I want a drink." All Tim and Clair could do was to promise her water soon as they kept moving across the desert waste. By seven o'clock in the evening long shadows were creeping across the desert to the east of the cactus and Joshua trees and a cooling wind had begun to blow. At last they came up over a slight rise in the ground and saw a green paradise a mil* away. It was the chicken ranch of Jack and Marie Hammond— Uncle Jack and Aunt Mari«. • • • TIM kissed Sharon and Clair with cracked lips. "We made it!" he whispered hoarsely. Swinging Sharon up on hii shoulder, he started down the slight grade to the ranch. Clair followed. Their shoes were torn, their clothes soaked with dust and perspiration, their faces and hands splotched red and wind- burned. And their tongues were so swollen from thirst it was hard to talk. They hurried the remaining mile. Clair Kolinsky gripped his arm in turn, stopping short, and cried, "They're here!" And she pulled Tim and her daughter back behind the trees to look at a big black convertible with three men getting into it. They were th« Traskis brothers, sweltering in their dark coats, Iqoking angry and frustrated. They backed th.e car out with a roar and shot away down the row of trees past the crouching threesome—down the desert road Tim and Clair had struggled over with Sharon for the past seven hours. "How did they follow u« here?" Tim gasped. Kir by Drug Store $T50 For Your Old I ELECTRIC RAZOR on a new Remington, Schick. Sunbeatn, Ronson or Norelco RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored 4LL WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS == 508 CI. take Ave. WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! H U B BAR D HARDWARE Attention: Men of the 461st Wing! Hudson Can Supply All Your Clothing Needs: • Uniforms • Belts • Caps • Ties • Slacks • Shirts • Cheverons • Jewelry Cleaner - Clothier - Tailor Blythevillc, Ark. don't get to see mush of their father — the dark room developing their pictures'." "The children he's always in "We'ro iust looking! HIS FATHEK'S MSUE4NCE WILL COVEK THAT. UNLESS THE CAK WAS 8BMG OWEN WITHOUT AND WHO'S GOB TO RW FOE ^OtK "DAUGHTERS "NOTO •THE DWW6E TO W FENCE,N3T HIS CONSENT-- IN WHICH CASE THE OBWCR WILL BE HELD LIABLE/ ASAIMST THATOF HEE SOV TO MENTION MY HEPWCEOUS FBEND AND MISS FNCH.WEU. TOM, 1 HEAR A tr-( YES> MEW HALFBACK V- 1 MY *• ARRIVED THIS I/PRAYERS MORNIN&! i—^HKJE BEEN ANSWERED WOULD COME ON ' WE RE TAKIMS A ••COLLECTION FOR TOM M C FEE! HIS WIPE 4UST HAD f A BABY BOYI LOVE M/H THOU6H HS H<*& ) P/ES FOB HO ON6 BUT MISS YOU VOUR CHAWCE HERE. 1 COULP-BLJT WWATS THE U5£? MR PUNT.' I'VE I THAT'S APPARENT, MB. ROS6RS. BEEN MEAWINJ6 *\ BLONPE HAIR RBWLLVSWKJPS TO CALL YOU BUT) OUT ON A BLACK-SUIT: I'VE BEEN SO BUSV- IN6RID. IMS AKOUNP NUMZO'fr OV\2» I DON'T KNOW MS. S06EC5.JJU£T-- VQU ASK TOO MAW QUESTIONS , WHW6 ARE YOU TAKIWe ME? ANP WHAf HAPPEtJEO TO SISTER? HE 5 PRETTV SORE ALL OVER ESPECIALLY HIS THROW. STAY IM MY CASIW TOJICHT. ANVTHIMS OH, xmce, HOW po you FEEL WOW? inusrve HIT HIS WKK ow A WB, FALLIWS THRU THAT TREE. HE- CAW BARELY WHISPEK VM UOOK1N' TOR A. MAJOR- / SURE! TH' EH, WHAT'S NYEOTANVV HILL'S THISP W RANK?) AROUND? WHY, I'M SERGEANT, SIR-WHY? /_ ski: ' :•'-»> '£'1 I DON'T SUPPOSE \\JiHsiOltat, OUVE5J, YOU'D CONSIDER S~^ ' XSIT TV3HT:.. WELL, IF WE MUST V TH' RIS OF /OF COURSE\ TLL GO A COMMON/ NOT; ru. BE V SEE SOLDIER./ NOTHING LESSJWHW I THWJ A 7CAN, WG UP. WITH 'EM.- ANY GUY WITH HAIR ON HIS HELMET: BE ATTIRED IN THE MANNER OF THIS PRE- CHRISTIAN ER(V THEN AT LEAST LET IT BE THW OF NOBILITY. 1 THOUGHT I TOLD VAT STAY oar O'TH ICE 30X, YA ALLEY CAT ^^ CUTS ME DEEPLY, HE'S SOME TO WAIT h ON A CUSTOMER ! > NOW'S MY CHANCE t TO SNEAK A SNACK! BUT, SII?E , I NEEP SUSTENANCE: GET BACK: T' WASHIN' DISHES AN'STAY OUTATH' ICE BOX! WOO*, WR \£TO«6 WtSWEWVKXV. W^> T0« WlWSt.

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