The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 25, 1956
Page 7
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IATURDAT, FEBRUARY », BLTTHETTLLS (ARK.) COURIER OT5WI PACE SEVEN OUR IOARDING HOUSI—wHfc M«i«r H**.k •y J. R. WllltaHM OUT OUR WAY MY tOCKO, FATKIEB / THAT WAS It-* SrtKTEST «WT I'VE S6EN 4INC6-JO* 100 MUCH! m TJSA1L £"*is i W.SSWB& mm*J«SIB* TB.L we, BAZOO, PO YOU PATE MET _X WANT to - Tonight, Tomorrow - WMCT Chonnel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WREC WMCT, Ci** -.el 5 Saturday NUU Yrtr. U fl:00 It'» A Great Life 8:30 Big Surprtie 1:00 Perry Como t;00 Pwpi* Are runny 8:30 Jimmy purante 9:00 George QobeV 1:30 Your Hit Parad* 10:00 City Detective, 10:» studio WmtUng 12:00 ftifn Off JlnnJay, Feb. M t 55 Hen 10:00 The PMtor L0:15 Xuduitry 10:30 Big Picture 10-55 Senator Gore 11:00 The Chriitophen II :3Q ThU It The Ufa 12-00 American Forum 12:» Prontiert of ralth 1:00 Tour ooTemment, 1:30 Tour Future 1:00 Kaleidoscope 3:15 BUcfcwood Br<*. 3:30 Zoo Paradt >:00 "Antarctica—Jrd '... World" ? . .: 4:00 Wb«n Tour . •• " "Treasure'I* 4:30 Captain OftlUnt 5:00 Long John Sllter 5:30 Roy Roger* SttO Iddy Arnold 6:30 "Panorama B-.00 TV PiftjrhouM 9:00 Douglis Fairbanks 9:30 Highway Patrol 10:00 Loretta Young 10:30 Juslicfi 11:00 Holly wood Merle 12:00 Sign OH Monday, Feb. *T 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:45 Weather 7:*> Today 7:55 Today in Memphis 8:00 Today , ' 8:35 f«Wt 8:30 Today 8:55 News * Weather 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:M Storyland 10:00 Home Show 9:45 The Cathy Show 10:00 Home Show 11:00 Ernie Ford 11:30 Feather Tour Nest 12:00 Mid-South Today 12:15 TV Movie Mftttne* 1:15 Modern Romances 1:30 Homemakers ' lf*B Date With Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre 3:00 Channel 5 Theatre 3:30 Queen For A Day 4:00 Pinky Le* 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Adventure 5:25 Wrestling I'vicw 5:30 Interesting Person 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Captain Z-Bo 6:30 Tony Martin 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Caesar's Hour 8:00 Medic 8:30 Boo Montgomery 9:30 Science Fiction 10:00 Euo Reporter 10:15 Mystery Theatre 10:45 Weather 10:50 Film Feature 11:00 Tonight 12iOO Sign Off WHBQ, Cbannel 13 Saturday Night, Feb. 25 8:15 Statesmen Quartet 8:30 Ozark Jubilee 8:00 Lawrence Welfc 9:00 Million I Morle . 10:30 Paul and Ford 10:35 ClBM\c Theatift Sunday, Feb. 26 1:30 Tour Information 2:00 Big Matinee 3:30 Press Conference 4:00 Super Circus 5:00 Judge Bean 5:30 Rln Tin Tin , 6:00 Kit Carson 6:30 Film Festival 8:00 Chance of ft Lifetime 8:30 Ted Mack 9:30 Silver Screen 11:00 Paul & Ford Monday F*b. 27 8;45 Hews & Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This -Is Hollywood 11:15 Hair Style*. 11:30 Stu Erwin 12:00 Weather 12:05 .News 12:15 Theatre' 1:00 Miss America 2;00 Film Festival 4:00 Autry-Rogers 5:00 Mickey Mouse fi-.00 Little Rascals - 6:25 You Know Why 6,:30 Topper TOO TV Readers Digest 7:30 Voice of Firestone 8:00 Ramar 8-.30 Medical Horizons 9:00 The Pendulum 9:30 Foreign Intrglue 10-.00 News • 10:05 Weather 10:10 Paul and Ford 10:15 Late < Show 11:45 Weather WREC. Cftannel 3 Saturday Night, Feb. 25 6:00 Life With Father 8:30 Beat the Clock 7:00 Jackie Gleason 7:30 Stage Sbow 8:00 Two For Money 8:30 It's Always Jan 9-.00 Gunsmoke 9:30 Runyou Theatre 10:00 Big Show 11:45 Sign Oft Sunday, Feb. 26 9:00 Lamp Unto My Feet 9:30 Loolc Up and Live 10:00 Eye on New York 10:30 Camera Three 11 -.00 Take A Trip 11:30 Wild Bill Hickok 12:00 Range Rider 12:30 Travel Pilm 1:00 News Roundup 1:15 Christian Selene* 1:30 Adventure' 3:00 Face the Nation 2:30 Sunday NGWB 3:00 Front Row Center 4:00 Omnibus 5:30 You Are There 8:00 Lassie 6:30 Jack Benny 7:00 Ed Sullivan Show 8:00 GE Theatre 8:30 Alfred Hitchcock — Channel 3 9:00 Adventure 9:30 What's My Line 10-.00 Big Town Monday, Feb. 27 6:55 Program News T;00 Good Morning 8:00 Captain Kangaro* 9:00 Garry Moore 8:30 Arthur Godfrey ' 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Valiant Lady 11:15 tore of Life 11:30 Search Tomorrow 11:45 Guiding Light 12:00 Jack Pafir Show 12:30 Love Story • 1:00 Robert P Lewis 1:30 House Party 2-00 The Big Payoff 2:30 Bob Crosby Show 3:00 The Brighter Dty 3:15 Secret Strom :•• 3:30 On ' Yo"r Account 4:00 Barly' Show 5:30 Sheenfi. «:00 News snd Weather 6:15 Doyglns Elwards 6:30 Robin Hood 7:00 Burns and Allen 7:30 Talent Scouts 8:00 I Love Lucy 8:30 December Bride 9:00 Studio One 10:00 Star and Story 10:30 News and Weather _!^1 ••-Tf-----^-r- _ "tUirt time look before you »it dowrv—w« ch«nged tho furniture today!" *»t*'frf»i TJt he. U*. PM- W. "That new hat, my dear, positively maket you _ looking—it's hard to realize little things «*n w •hang* a p«noflf* MarcoticCon Go Through MaII ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. I* — There's good news these days for users of peyote. —• a. narcotic used by some Indian tribes In certain religious rites. The Albuquerque Post Office has announced that the drug may be sent through the or heroin. The post office asked for a ruling on the narcotic after a COD shipment was mailed here last month from Miranflo City, Tex. Peyote is the product of a certain orly in southern Texas and north central Mexico. - - • . i drug may be sent tnrougn mei reyoie ia u«s H»>I»—".>"----•-— muil5 — unlike opium, marijuana 1 type of cactus bud which is found WE'VE GOT IT! Ovtr 33,000 different item* - in iteck! "~ HUIBARD HARDWARE KOREAN LESPEDEZA $9.50 per cwt. FARMERS SOYBEANS CORP. "Home of Sudden Service" Blyth«yill«, Ark Phone 3-8191 XIX I POINTED at the kitchen door. "I was going to dig out tte «lu« that almost hit me, but I juess it's not much use. It'll b« from the same 21 rifle." • "I suppose so," he said heavily. "I'll get it anyway. Horace can dig it out when he comet back from Steel City." -With the kids' rifles ind the ballistics reports?" "Wild goose rifles,'", he said bleakly! "What kid would want to kill Alice? She wasn't no schoolteacher." He smiled- grimly •nd gazed at the bam. "But you'd think he'd have enough sense to collect all the slug cases, seeing as he was loxy enough to rig that target and all." "Maybe he didn't have time," I Hid. "When I arrived, he had •Jutt killed ^Alice—she was still •wmrro—»nd after he took a shot «t me he probably got flustered and scooted. Maybe he figured I'd ipotted him—1 remember fairing • noise by the barn, but I didn't «« anything, He was ciutioui and smart enough to pick up all the cases from the bullets he Bred at the target— that's why we couldn't flnd any." 1 clicked the brass cases in my hand, as if they were a pair of die*. "The*e he forgot—«r didn't have time to collect" The sheriff sighed again. "Ye», he said, "but he'll remember and maybe he'll come back to fet "em." ,. , • • •-•" • > '."1 thought of thaV I "He might, just to be on the safe aide. How about a stake-out?" "Stake-out?" he said «oftly "That ain't no boorocrat word ton. You worked on a police idr« someplace?" • "Never mind, Sheriff," 1 *aid uniting M him. "Jtut take «aj werd that I'M an employe el UM Industrial Welfare Commtiaio*.'' "You work for a private usncy?" • • • ' ;-'!) "That's r|(bi 1'* JuM aart eg oaned out now." "Big time, huh?" He was watching me narrowly. 'It's a big agency, yes. I've been with them tor 20 years." He took a deep breath. "And you figure Alice was murdered?" I nodded. "How about plani- ng some empty .22 cases by the lam, sort of decoys?" He gazed at the barn. "Good dea. When Horace gets back, he can hide in the house and keep watch out the kitchen window. '11 bring him out, so there won't >e any car around to give him away." Slowly he swung his gaze back to me and caught me in the act of tenderly touching the tape on the back of my neck. "Got a boil?" he asked. I told him what had happened the night before, and showed him the bullet I'd dug from the car seat. He rolled it around in his jony, tobacco - stained fingers. •Thirty-thirty," he said. "Probably from a carbine," Ambushed." I tried to grin but the memory of the bullet made it a weak attempt.' His gaze was steady and he said evenly, "This it my county, and I don't like things like that." "The feeling i« mutual, I'm sure." "Some nut," he said. "Some screwball looae with a gun." "Two guns," I corrected him. 'A .92 and a 30-30." "You think it ties together? What happened to you and Alice last night?" "Sheriff," I Mid, "it happened to me twice." 1 nodded at the back porch. "Up there jesterdaj morning and on the road last night Twice is enough. I'm going after him." I WA8HT til rtlmd up abou It; I w»a Juat worried and quietly and desperately scared. I couldn' run away, because I had to stay here and finish my lob for th* Art 1 wanted w «U* »l hird bullet from being Hred. If could. The sheriffs office and th« ounty jail were housed in a small brick building behind the ourthouse a block from the square. The deputy, Horace, was here when I arrived. The sheriff had a bottle on hil desk, two glasses, a pitcher of water and a meager supply of ice •ubes in a pie tin. As I entered, lorace was saying, "So that's it, ; ibner. The slug don't match any f the rifles." He saw me. "Hello," ; said. "Hi, Horace." He grinned, and said to the heriff, "Can I go now, Abner? oanie's folks asked me for Sunday chicken dinner." "Go ahead, but I want you back here for a stake-out job." "Stake-out?" Horace looked >ewildered. "Yes," the sheriff said shortly. 'I'll explain later." He glanced at an electric clock on the wait 'You be back here at 1 o'clock. You can eat plenty ol chicken in an hour." 'Aw, Abner," Horace pro- • ested, "Joanie and me figured on going to the ball game. in Steel City. It's a double-header, and—" "Not tod'ay," the sheriff snapped. "Duty before pleasure." : HORACE put on hla broad- brimmed hat and strode out, jlamming the door. The p-ay cat trotted out at a passageway,, which I guessed led back to the ceils, and rubbed .against my legs, arching her back. I leaned down and scratched her ears: The sheriff poured whisky InV) the two glasses, added ice cubea and water, handed mt a glasa. "This ain't like a regular noon- er," he said apologetically, "but it's better than nothing." "Suitt me." I held up the flaae. I'Happy day«." He downed half hit drink ID one thirsty iwallow, wiped hla mouth with the back ol a hand, and pointed acroat the aquare at the Tweed Funeral Home. "Look at 'em," he sneered, "comlnf and folnl, like dirty vuHuret, gawk; Ing at the mortal nrriaiM M Alice,' Paint Closeout Many Types And Colon i Price Hubbard Hardware To Sell — To Buy REAL ESTATE r K.«IVBI> ^ TERRY PO-2-2381 ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions iWVrtWAWi CULVERT TILE Concrete Culverts—Corrugated Metal Pipe—Automatic Flood Gates—Screw Type Read Gate* —Pre-Catt Septic T»a«« We DeNVer—Best Prleea Webb Culvert Tile Co. at \rk.-Mo. SUto Line Phone OSbern J-MM Serving You Best is our' Foremost Cenetrn BURIAL INSURANCE LOGAN *uneral \\ome VBS.I psorosro BUT » wutiMfl «ow WWW TW OOC7UB8 TOLD He HIV FBELS UW A CONDEMNED M*N WHEN rw WIDOWS CATS is SET i eEUEMBee- WHAT* WfONG, CUWT71SENOMDU OFF OU MOTION 'M3U WALK W L.OOMW6 LkT A PTOPHrrOF POOM.' AS I GET OLDER VtXI'D THINK I'D <SET SMARTER 12 YEARS* THEN YOU WONT WANT A CHILD'S HE'S TREATING ME BECAUSE TODAY I'M ' ALLRkSHT,! SrEPPEPONTHe BKWE. WHATCO i co NOW:.. AOKTY.' HARPEEONTHE BRAKE, JILL. HOtVAMXEVEK <SO»«STOLEAEN CCNT8ENEKVCUS,JIU. lOU'KEPOIN&RNE. STEPON THE BRAKE NOW KEEP BAIUtti OUT LIKETHWT 50 BOTH OKCSR6 PKOA ne LOCM. OOTHWQ PIP IMCLUPE 5CME SfimsrC ATER.W WAREHOUSE SEVEW... LWER «S COUUJWT FIND tM 1» CONVINCED SOT AIX6D WITH THftT PMfe RE&UU&R WN Of SWTHiTIC THREAP! LS TOO...EMEFT >, KKRK. OM THE THAT WUST-VE NOVEMBER OK <&tL ORDERED A FEW SPOOLS OF THREAP MADE FROWv «. HEW PIASTIC HE'O HAVE PUT KELL'S SPOOLS WHY,OF COURSE WJY TIME I CAN SERVE HUMANITY? AND VKNOW, 1 THIS STUFF COULD PUT US IN O-CVER RlSHT uP TO HERE. YEH, MAN, wEVesar SOMETHING HERE ALL RiGKT! MY (\FOLOGIES, THAT'S WHAT I DCCTOR! IT'S \ BEEN TFJYINS \\ONDER \ TD TEU. YOU PATIEMTS \ FOR HOURS! PERKEP UR WELL, OOP, r fiuESS ITS UP TO YOU.. ARc READY, 6OV? THINK OF (T/ AN 8S-YEAR OJO 8REW INCORPORMIN6 ELEMENTS OF THE VERY FINEST 2OTH CENTURY ALL THEM CAKES 6OTTA BE DECORATED ...SET *U PETUNIA ...I M-MEAN BU6S! WADDAVA kNOW...TH > LOVESICK CLUCK IS ' fffALLY WOPKING ...HMMM! P0f?t<y! GET IN HB?E...-y£P LATEFOKWCK! xK aow, MR. poourrn.*, THWt ta3tt> BE WOiOWtC TO SOU W) TMt STKTlil TO ftSK TO SW OF > «>01? OOTW,

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