The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1953 · Page 17
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 17

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 2, 1953
Page 17
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THURSDAY, APRIL f, 1»W •LTTinmLLI (ARKJ COVKUtK KKW1 FAfl« SEVENTEEN OUR IOARDING HOUSE — with Major Heoplt sRBATG»«6*R/5 « WHErJ MACK ,. i FORSCTT TO READ * 66ES WHAT ,, ST6AKA SAUS6 J HAPPEMeD } 'F/THAT WATER 16 ^ TO HIS /46W COLD—THIS ISA 5MftLL,J EASTER SUIT (. EDITION OF TH& rv HE'S 6OIW&TO 30MNSTOWU fY FLOOD THe JOINT SLIGHT IMPERFECTION HAS DEVELOPED »,, SAVE 65% ON GARDEN SEED! We Have "All Kinds Bulk Garden Seed". W* Grow Our Own Plants . . . Set Them Out The Same Day They Are Pulled! ALL KINDS LAWN GRASS SEED! 130 EAST MAIN Blytheville Curb Mkt. PLANTING SEED D & P L 15 Cotton Seed, State Certified, Blue Tag and High Germination. Ogden Soybeans, State Certified Blue Tag. Also, Non- Certified High Germination. Wt will clean your seed soybeans at your convenience. Henderson-Hoover Seed Co. So. Highway 61 Phone 2860 "I like to sit through them twice because yo^u notice the second t boy sitting : things the second time you didn't the first—like that g ahead of us. for example!" P> romat DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 4507 Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with Delivery to 7 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main St For Fine Foods, Choose PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised t Fancy Groceries We Deliver Call In 2043 Come In 1044 Chick. Paris and Supplies for All Cars, Trucks "and Tractors w no L E s A i. E Hays Store Phone 2001 We Deliver High Quality Low Prices Wayne Feeds Layer Mash Layer Pellets Egg Pellets Chick Starter Grower Mash Scratch Feed Sujfarine 16% Dairy. Wayne 16% Dairy 32% Dairy Feed .. Call Starter Pellets Pig * Son Meal Pig & Sow Pellets 35% Hog Balancer 40% Hog Sup'lmnt Pork Maker Horse Feed Babbit Felicia Dog Food — WB Shorts Polished Chops 100 Ib. ' 100 Ib. • 100 Ib. I 100 Ib. I 100 Ib. ! 100 Ih. . 100 Ibs : 100 Ibs. inn ib. i 100 Ib. 100 Ib. 100 Ib. 100 Ib. 100 Ib. 100 Ib. 100 Ib. .100 Ibs. 100 Ibs. 100 Ibs. .100 Ibs. RTH ABIDES by GEORGE R.STEWART TH» ITOKY. Will M««rlr «" hamaK being* o» enrth dead from « ileadlr ««w <!•««•«, on* of the •urrlTpr*, lull Williams, anffera froM loaellneaa. Other anrvlTora • eeat «• be aafferlnc from Nho«k. Tntm •» 4*7 •• •««* «m»k« rfafnff from the «hla*ae7 of a honaf. Aa he InreatlKatea, ne «<•« IlKht from the honnr. He flnda the place oe- earle4 by a wmu. * • • XI j TVTOW the light fell from his eyes, \^- illuminating a path ahead of . him, and Princess bounded up /through the beam of light, her tail wagging in 307. The door of the house moved open wide, and against the dim light behind her, he saw a woman on her knees patting the dog. He walked up toward her, still with the hammer dangling*' ridiculously but comfortably from his hand. Then Princess, in a sudden flurry of exciU nent, burst away and went tearing into the house. The woman leaped up with an exclamation, h a 1 f-screamed, half- laughed, and also dashed in. "She must have a cat!" thought Ish, and rushed after her. But when he arrived In the living room. Princess was merely dashing around the table and smelling at the chairs, and the woman was standing erect beside a gasoline lamp sheltering it against being overthrown by the excited dog. She was above middle height, brunette, no mere girl, certainly, but a fully developed woman. She glanced at the antics of the scampering dog and laughed, and the sound of laughter was like something remembered from Paradise long ago. She turned to him. and he saw the (lash of white teeth In the dark face. Then suddenly a barrier burst within him, anil he 'laughed joyously. After a moment she spoke again, neither questioning nor demanding. "It's good to see someone." This time Ish replied, but he could think of nothing better than «n apology for th*. ridlculoiu htmuntr which still dangled from his hand. "Pardon me for bringing this thing in," he said, and he set it down on th« floor upon its head •with th« handl« sticking itiffly into the air. "Don't worry," she said, *TI understand. I went through it too— having to have something around to mak« you feel comfortable. Like • pocket-piece or a rabbit- foot, you remember. We're still about the same as we used to be, all of us." • • • TJE felt, almost physically, more •^ barriers breaking—those necessary barriers of defense, built up through the months of loneli- I ness and desperation. He must [ touch another human being, and he put forward his hand in the old conventional gesture of the handshake. She took it, and doubtless as she noticed his trembling, she drew him toward a chair and almost pushed him into it. As he sat down, she patted his shoulder lightly. "I'll get you something to eat." He did not protest, though he- had just eaten heartily. But he knew that behind her quiet affirmation lay something more than any call of the body for food. There was need now for the symbolic eating together, that first common bond of human beings— the sitting at the same table, the sharing of the bread and salt. They ate a little, more in symbol than in reality. There was fresh bread. "I made it myself," she said, "but it's getting hard to find flour that's got no weevils in it." There was no butter, but honey and jam for the bread, and a bottle of red wine. This was nothing like that lime when he had sat with Milt and Ann on Riverside Drive. Now, for the first time, he talked of all those days. He showed even the little scar r' the fangs on his hand and the larger scars where he had lluhtd hlmulf to »ppl> till ra- tion-pump. He told of his fear and of his flight and of the Great Loneliness. And as he talked, she often said, "Yes, I know. Tell me more." She had faced more than he had, and yet he could see that she had come through better than he. She talked little, seeming to have no need, but she drew him on. As he talked with her, he knew now at last that this, at least as far as he was concerned, was no mere casual meeting—or passing moment. In this lay all the future. Since the disaster he had seen men and women here and there, and no one before had ever held him. Perhaps time had healed him. More likely, she herself was different * • • '"THEY realized suddenly that •*• neither knew the other's name although each had been calling the dog Princess. "Isherwood," he said. "That was my mother's maiden name and so she stuck it on me. Bad, wasn't it? Everybody called me 'Ish'." "I'm Em!" she said. "Emma, that is, of course. Ish and Em! We won't get very far writing poetry about that combination!" And they laughed together. Laughter— that was another sharing! And yet it was not the final one. For a wild moment he had an idea that they might say some kind of marriage vows. Quakers could marry themselves. Why couldn't others? They could stand up together, and face toward the east where the morning sun would rise. And then he sensed that the mere babbling of words was in itself dishonest. He realized that ho had been silent for what might have been a full minute. She was looking across at him with level calm eyes, and he knew that she read his thoughts. In his embarrassment he rose suddenly to his feet, upsetting the chair as he got up. Then the table between them had ceased to be a symbol joining them together and now held them apart. He stepped from behind It, and across toward her as she rose up loo. And then there was the softness of her bod/ against his. XT* B* Continued) Television- Ton ite, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis. Channel 5 THURSDAY NIGHT, APRIL 2 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 Ne»s 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Groucho Marx 7:30 Unexpected 8:00 Dragnet 8:30 Theatre 9:00 Martin Kane 9:30 Godfrey 10:00 My Little Margie 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Ken Murray 11:15 Club Embassy 11:30 It's News to Me 12:00 News 12:05 Sign Off | FRIDAY, APRIL I 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7,30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:55 News 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 TV Shopper 10:00 UN General Assembly or Ask Washington 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Storyland 11:15 Love of Lite 11:30 Search for Tomorrow 11:45 Morning Meditation 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 Garry Moore 1:00 Guiding Light 1:15 Holnemakers Program 2:00 Big Payoff 2:30 Welcome Travr'- • 3:00 Kate Smith 4:00 Hawkins Falls 4:15 Oabby Hayes 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Berl Olswanger 5:20 News 5:25 Weather 5:30 Short Story 5:45 Hftrtoons 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News 6:30 Those Two 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Dennis Day 7:30 Life of Riley 8:00 Big Story 8:30 Hopalong Cassidy 9:00 Cavalcade of Sports 9:45 Greatest Fights 10:00 The Doctor 10:30 News 10:40 Columbus Boys Choir 11:10 Weather 11:15 Names the Same 11:45 News 11:55 Sign Off OUT OUR WAY |y J. 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