The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 29, 1956 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 29, 1956
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY W, 1999 OUR BOARDING HOUSI — with Major HoopU BLCTOYILUI (AM.) CUVR1H* OTIWi TAQV 5O I'M PATTER, MOM? WELL, AMY OLD TIME YOU ASK, 1 MY WORD. FATHER / BE MIS LED BY AVV ALL-CNER SICAL- FOR FAT MetO i •see TWO ARS FAT ENOUSrt To 6e U6TE-D OMTHB CHICAGO Hoe. THE LAKD / CALL M6 ' ! OMDEl? THIS FLE4MV EXTERIOR AKg AMD < . MARK: ME ' * ABSENT .'. • I'M (JOT ALL SLUBBER UKE BUSTER/ e! LETS NOT 66 PS?60NAL = OUT OUR WAY ly J. R. Williami * "MOIHIiR'YouLOoiC POSITIVELY LIVID.' I'M WORRIED ABOUT' YOU I r~ ~^i WHY. I " NEVEP FELT BETTER. JUNE/ THESE P.T.A./ WELL. MEETINGS /I SUPPOSE SIMPLY, ( JUSTTMIS WOULDN'T OKAY, HILEA.' \ SHE ISNT 1 USINS HER. I KNIT PRESS / 1 Television - Tonight, Tomorrow - WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WREC - Channel 3 WMCT. Channel 5 Wednesday Night, Feb. 29 6:00 Superman 6:30 Eddie Fisher 7:00 Boston Blackie 7:30 Cisco Kid S-OQ TV Theatre 9:00 This Is Your Ufa 9.30 Mr District Atty. 10:00 Esso Reporter 10:15 Playhouse 10:45 Weather 10:50 Mystery Theatrn 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Oil 'Thursday, Mar. 1 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather 7:30 Today 7:55 Today in Memphis 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:55 News & Weather 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Storyland 9:45 The Cathy Snow 10:00 Home Show 11:00 Ernie Ford 11:30 Feather Your -Nest U:00 Mid-South Today 12:15 TV Movie Matinee 1:15 Modern Romances 1:30 Homemakers 1:45 Date With Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre 3:00 Channel 5 Theatre 3:30 Queen for a Day 4:00 Pinky Lee 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Adventure 5:30 Interesting Person 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Jungle Jim 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 1:00 You Bet Your Ule 7:30 Dragnet 8:00 Uncommon Valor / 8:30 Theatre 9:00 Video Theatre 10:00 Edso Reporter 10:15 Assignment 10:45 Weather 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off WHBQ, Channel 13 Wednesday Night, Feb. 29 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 You Know Why 6:30 Disneyland 7:30 M.G.M. Parade 8:00 Masquerade Party 8:30 Break the Bank 9:00 Fights 9:45 Spqrts Picture 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Paul and Ford 10:15 Late Show 11:45 Weather Thursday, Mar. 1 8:45 News & Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 Stu Erwln 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 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 Learn To Draw 6:30 The Lone Ranger 7;00 Bishop Sheen 7:30 Stop the Music 8:00 Star Tonight 8:30 Down You Go 9:00 I Spy 9:30 Foreign Intrigue 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Pattl Page 10:25 Late Show 11:55 Weather WREC. Channel 3 Wednesday Night, Feb. 29 . 6-00 News and Weather 6:15 Douglas EdwardG 6:30 Brave Eagle 1-.00 Godfrey & Friends 8-00 The Millionaire 8-30 I've Got A Secret 9:00 TJ.S. Steel Hour 10:00 Man Behind Badge 10:30 News & Weather 10:45 Lnte Show 12:15 Sign Off Thursday, Mar, 1 6:55 Program New« 7-00 Good Morning 8:00 Captain Kangaroo 9:00 Garry Moore 9-30 Arthur Godfrey 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Volant I*dy 11:15 Love of Life 11:30 Search Tomorrow 11:45 Guiding Light 12:00 Jack Paar. Show 12:30 Love Story 1:00 Robert Q. Lewla 1:30 House Party 2:00 The Big Payoff 2:30 Bob Crosby Show 3:00 The Brighter Day 3:15 Secret Storm 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Early Show 5:30 Range .Ridar 6:00 News & Weather 6:15 Douglas Edwards 8:30 Sergeant Preston 7:00 Ebb Cummings 7:30 Climax 8:30 Playhouse 9:00 Johnny Carson 9:30 Senator Anderson 10:00 Lone Wolf 10:30 NewG <fe Weather 10:45 Late Show 12:15 Sign Off lai T4*. fttf. V&, fit. Ott. JCii»Mi bY *g* ««^ ^ "Could you lend me $2 for your birthday present?" "I don't doubt you got *ALtn. chomfctry aijd —^—: :I ^ ._. » _j._.i* *_ u^nju^ I UUII k MUMt/fc JUM E»/> £1 .... — —: I It r "J Ml Dad but we've got atomic stuff to hanow, and 4; you had hi thote day* WM SwwackertT /AND EVEN HlWOOZWeS WOULD V Asrce THAT A WOttWJ HAS A -*" 1 KSHT TO WOW THE FACTS ABOUT THM3J WOW IT'S COMT7«V TO ETHCS TO ASK SOU TO TELL £, BUTIM SICK WITH ' SUTVOU 00 KNOW HOT I M f EEL ABOUT VOW.THATS WHV ' . IT'S AS'MUCH A QUESTION J) OF PSESONAL ETHICS AS ( ETHCS. r-TTHOUSHT YOU'D SW THAT; [ kUW I ASK VDU SOMBTHIW B«7 taP^ / LAST NIGHT I DREAMED I WAS" .NOMINATED FOR T PRESIDENT.' 8 WHAT ANA J PARADES, OVATION ;(SPEECHES, I QOT.^/V^, INTEF3- VIEWS/ ^ VEAH, A GUY CAN "> DREAM SOME NUTTY STLJFP ALL RIGHT.' 'HE JUST CAN'T i, . STAND TO SEE =LANYBODY ELSE ' MAKE SOOD.'i Backstairs Passage Is a seven- mile wide channel which lies between the mainland of South Australia and Kangaroo Island. Official state bird of Illinois is the cardinal, which was picked by school children statewide referendum, an unusual Earliest written references to coal in America are in the account of Juliet's expedition to the Mississippi River in 1673. Paint Closeout Many Types And Colon i Price Hubbard Hardware WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! HUBBARD HARDWARE ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions KOREAN LESPEDEZA $9.50 per cwl. FARMERS SOYBEANS CORP. * "Home of Sudden Service" Blytheville, Ark Phone 3-8191 The banshee. In Irish folklore, is a supernatural. being whose mournful wailing is held to foretell death. RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored Just a Corpse at Twilight Br*ot»' •rtMarJii XXII THE sheriff drove back sullenly and didn't speak until we'd reached his office and were seated at his desk. Then he said petulantly, "1 ain't in the mood for any more rummy. Pay me what you owe me." I laid a dollar and a dime on the desk. He pocketed it. and then tpok a ring of keys from the top of the desk, unlocked a drawer, and leaned down, grunting. He came up with something in his closed hand. "There she is," be said, and opened his hand, revealing a small gray lead pellet, "That's the slug Doc Jarrett dug out of Alice. All we gotta do is ftnd the rifle that fired It and we got Alice's killer." I looked at the little misshapen lump, a tiny chunk of lead thai carried death, and I thought of another chunk, « trifle larger, that had imbedded itself in the front scat of my car. "Take good care of it. Sheriff," I said. "I will," he said impatiently. "Keep It locked up right here." He dropped the bullet back into the desk drawer. He held the cigar stub delicately between two Angers, puffed slowly, and regarded me silently tor a moment Then he said, "You're tough, but I'm tougher, because I've been around a lot longer and there's not much I ain't seen. : This business about Alice is strictly my problem—but I could use you, il you'd cooperate." "How?" "Tell me the real reason you're interested In Alice and what happened to her." "1 told you. I wanted her permission to do the autopsy on her husband." "You claim you |[ot that, no / that it's let«!• Why mesa around BOW?" ' "I was shot »t, twice. I think H connect! with Allot Oiborn'i death," / ' "What else?" he asked softly. For an instant I found it diffl- ult to meet his narrow gaze, but did, and I said, "1 think maybe t's my fault that Alice Osborn was killed. I feel I owe her omething." He waved the cigar stub impatiently. "So you're just a [night in what the poeLs call hiny armor, is that it? I think our tin suit is rusty. I think you ;ot other reasons." "Maybe." "All right. We'll leave it like hat. If somebody killed Alice, 1 want to catch the varmint as bad as you do. I'll let you work with me—if we can make a deal." "What kind of a deal?" "You just forget Frank Osborn's autopsy." "That's Tuesday," 1 said, "and we're going to do it. Are we pals until then?" "It depends." • • » IT was almost 6 when I entered the Blue Ridge Hotel. There 1 was no mail for me at the desk, and 1 had a lonely dinner At 8:30, when it was dark and the city lights probed the purplish-black sky, I returned to my silent room, put on pajamas and lay on the bed. I picked up a book and triec to read. After Chapter Four, : laid it aside, closed my eyes and presently I slept. • • • A SHRILL jangling awoke me I blinked ,in the brightness and wondered what had happened to the night. My bedside ligh glowed with a feeble yellownes against the sun at the window I brought my wrist watch around in front of my face, focused my eyt*. Six o'clock. I reached to the ringing phone beside the bed almost dropped It, »nd then go it to my ear.'"Hello." My voic was scratchy. '•': ' , "Bennttt?" The voice was thin and thrill tad unfamiliar. I grunted a word, probably Yes." "This is Abner." "Oh, hello, Sherifl." "1 got trouble, son." "Trouble?" I mumbled. "You see, there was a wreck n the highway early this mprn- ng. and the state patrol called' me, seeing as how it happened n the county. Young punk driv- ng without a license smacked nto a semitrailer on a curve. Vobody hurt, but I had to lock he kid up and that's why I went ,0 the jail. My desk was busted pen and the bullet was gone, the lug that killed Alice. Thert goes our evidence against Alice'i killer." I could almost see his crafty yellow-toothed leer, and suddenly I was wide awake. "They jroke into the jail?" "Yep. I didn't have no prisoners, but I locked my desk and he office door. They pried 'em open." "I suppose the whole towm knew you had the bullet?" "The people in this town know more about my business than I do." 'Well, cheer up," I said. "» wasn't any use to you—not without the gun that fired it." When I was dressed and ready :o leave I paused, wondering if : had forgotten anything. Suddenly I knew that I had, and that it had been in the back of my brain for some time, prob«bly since Saturday night, when, the bullet had crashed through my car window. I went to my bag, took out » .38 revolver, checked to m»k« certain that the cylinder w»i full and that the safety was on, «nd placed it muzzle down in the Inside pocket of my coat. Sinot working for the Commission I'd gotten out of the habit of tarry- ins it, but its weight beneath my arm was familiar and comforting. I have never used > shoulder holster. If you needed a gun, t» didn't mailer much how you c»r- rlcd It; a fast draw was. no h«l» for Wild Bill Hlckok when J»cfc McCall shot him In the bick M' he sat at th« poker table holdini the dead man's hand of aim »n< elghti. 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