The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 3, 1956 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 3, 1956
Page 9
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gATURDAT, MARCH 3, 1958 BLYTHBTILLI! (ARK,) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN OUR BOARDING HOUSE — wife Major HoopU OUT OUR WAY By J. R. WllliaiM FIRST TIME I EVER TCI6D TO SHOE A , ASSIES/ALL YOU DID WAS MISTER TACT, .. A CHlLP-i AMD SENTieMSN, YOU FOG VOOC APPLAUSE.' I'LL TCY TO BE A W0CTHY CHAMPlOM.' TOSETHeu -»NO tJAMASE / WHAT DID I DO - WKOMS ? BORW TH1R.TV YEARS TOO 5O0U 1 .2 UTTER DRIP/ WHY.WHEN HE USEP TO WWTE ME LOVE UTTERS I'D OrJD- 6LAMCE AT THEM OJC9-- WELL—SOMETIMES WHEN I OQULOrMT MAKE OUT HIS AWFUL SCRAWL I!P EXCEPT AT MN5MT, IP TAKE THEM FROM UMPEK Mr PILLOW JUST TO KK.L TIME NATCH/ OMLY ON KAINY DATS it) LOOK THEM OVER. AGAIN-JUST TO SEC HOW S1U.Y A BOt BUTl OMLY television — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WREC — Channel 3 WMCT, Channel 5 8:00 Great Life 6:30 Big Surprise 7:00 Perry Corao 8:00 People AJB Funuy 8:30 Jimmy Durante 9:00 George Gobel 9:30 Your Hit Parade 10:00 City Detective 10:30 The Vise 11:00 Studio Wrestling Saturday Night, Mar. 3 Sunday, Mar. 4 9:55 News 10:00 The Pastor 10:15 Industry 10:30 Big Plctura 10:55 Senator Gore 11:00 The Christophers 11:30 This la The Lire 12:00 American Forum 12:30 Frontiers of Faith 1:00 Your Government 1:30 Your Future 2:00 Kaleidoscope 2:15 Blackwood Bros. 2:30 Zoo Parade 3:00 Wide Wide World 4:30 Captain Gallant 5:00 Long John Sliver 5:30 Boy Rogers 6;00 Eddy Arnold 6:30 Frontier 7:00 Comedy Hour 9:00 Douglas Fairbanks 8:00 TV Playhouse 9:30 Highway Patrol 10:00 Loretta Young 10:30 Justice 11:00 Hollywood Movie 12:00 Sign Off Monday, Mar. 5 6:50 Meditation 7;00 Today 7:25 Weather 7:30 Today 7:55 Today la Memphis 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:55 News & Weather 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Story land 9:45 The Cathy Show 10:00 Home .Show 11:00 Ernie Ford 11:30 Feather Your Nest 12:00 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 5:25 Wrestling ,1'view 5:30 Interesting Person 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Captain 2-Ro 6:30 Gordon MacRae • 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 "Caesar and Cleopatra" 8:30 Bob Montgomery 9:30 Science Fiction 10:00 Esso Reporter • i 10:15 Mystery' Theatre 10:45 Little Show 11:00 Tonight .12:00 Sign Off WHBQ, Channel 13 5:00 Dance Party 6:30 Ozark' Jubilee 7:00 Grand Ole Opry 8:00 Lawrence Welk 9:00 Million •'$ Movie 10:30 The Hunter 11:00 Paul & Ford 11:05 Classic Theatre Saturday Night. Mar. 3 Sunday, Mar. 4 1:30 Your 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 Ted Mack 9:00 ABC Show 9:30 Silver Screen 11:00 Paul and Ford Monday, Mar, 5 B-.45 News & Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:15 Hair Styler 11:30 Stu Erwin 12:00 Weather • - , 12:05 News 12:15 Theatre 1:00 Miss-America 2:00 Film Festival 4:00 Autry-Rotrers 5:00 Mickey Mouse 6:00 Little Rascals 6:25 You Know Why 6:30 Topper 7:00 Reader's Digest 7:30 Voice of Firestone 8:00 Ramar 8:30 Medical Horizons 9:00 The Pendulum 9:30 Foreign Intrigue • 10:00 Newe 10:05 Weather 10:10 Paul and Ford 10:15 Late Show 11:45 Weather • " WREC. Channel 3 6:00 Life With Father 6:30 Beat the- Clock 7:00 Jackie Gleason 7:30 Stage Show 8:00 Two For Money 8:30 It's Always Jan 9:00 Gunsmoke . 9:30 Runyon Theatre 10:00 Big Show 11:45 Sign Off Saturday Night, Mar, 3 9:00 Lamp My. Feet . ' 9:30 Look and Live 10:00 Eye on New York 10:30 Camera Three 11:00 Take a Trip 11:30 Wild Bill Htckok 12:00 Range'Rlder 12:30 Board of Education 1:00 Christian Science 1:15 News Roundup 1:30 Adventure 2:00 Face the Nation 2:30 Sunday News 3:00,Front row Center 4:00 Omnibus 5:30 You Are There 6:00 Lassie 6:30 Private Secretary 7:00 Ed Sullivan Show 8:00 CSE Theatre 8:30 Alfred Hitchcock 9:00 Adventure 9:30 What's My Line 10:00 Big Town 10:30 Fabian 11:00 Sign Off Monday, Mar. S 6:55 Program News 7:00 Good Morning 8:00 Captain Kangaroo 9:00 Garry. Moore 9:30 Arthur Godfr«y 10:30 Strike "It Rich 11:00 Valiant Lady 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. Lewis 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 Movie 5:30 Sheena 6:00 News and Weather 8:15 Douglas Edwards 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 Marked Woman DUBANGO, Colo, (flV-With regrets, movie actress Marilyn Monroe wiral that other engagements ROTHROCK ! DRUG STORE ] Remember us ! for prescriptions I prevented her from speaking at a tion here. Colorado Education Assn. conven-' She had been invited to speak on Centrally Located For Easy Shopping J^ortku Csrau > f^evloi Coty f el HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps FreiitU H<Ucr, Re{. Pharmacist ft MET ChirlM Broedon, owner Main at Division Phone 2-2019 Jusf a Corpse at Twilight xx? AN old, rid man sunning himself oo a bench in front of the Beech Tree Farmer's 1 Bank told me shrilly, with much waving of thin arms, that Sunny Acres iCemetery was two miles out of •town on the old Wellington Road, on my right, just past Clint Mur- dock'a place, can't miss it. Mister. Patient questioning netted me the fact that the Wellington road had its roots in the street beyond the Tweed Funeral Home, 'going east Two miles out, just past a big old Victorian farmhouse with C. IMurdock on the roadside mail ibox, I saw the tombstones glinting In the sun. I turned off the road-and drove through an ornate iron archway and along a narrow stoned drive which ; wound up between the graves. jAt the top of the hill I stopped. [On my left a man was riding a [power mower. I got out and 'walked toward him. He saw m* coming, throttled jthe mower's motor, and sat waiting. "Howdy." He pushed a frayed ittraw hat back from a sunburned 'face. He was maybe 30 yean old. "Can you tell me where I can find the cemetery caretaker?" "That'i me. What can I do for you?" He leaned down and held out a hand. "I'm Ted Johnson." "Bennett," 1 said, shaking his hand. "I'm from the Industrial Welfare Commission and 1 have instructions to exhume • body. Can you take care of It for me?" "Reckon- »o," he said shortly."What body you want dug up?" "Frank Osborn't. He wit burled last December." "Remember It well. Ground wai frozen hard." Hi.turned and waved an 'arm. "Frink'i buried over I he hill The boys tust fln- Js '.ea tllsisins m.« wife's ni'ave, right biaid* Fraok'i. AUct bought a double lot when he died. Her funeral is this afternoon." "I know," I said. "When can you start digging?" "Right after the funeral. It wouldn't look right to be digging up Frank before his wife is buried." "No, ft wouldn't," I agreed, thinking with i admiration that Ted Johnson was a man who knew his job. ! 'You got authorization and identification?" I showed him my wallet containing the embossed card with the state seal and Austin O'Connor's heavy signature. "Mrs. Os- borh gave us permission before she died," I told him. "You can call the commission and check, if you like." 'I guess that won't be necessary. I ought to check with Jake Oakes—he's president of the Cemetery Association—but Jake's in St. Louis «t a cemetery convention." 'Do cemet.ery associations have conventions?" I asked. 'Sure they do. Big deal, I guest. I'm a trustee of the Beech Tree association and Jake says maybe next year he'll take me along to the convention—it'll be in Pittsburgh then." • • • "VERY interesting," I said, and handed him a 19 bill. "But this 1: for your cooperation. Get your men to digging right after thje funeral, as soon as the crowd Idavcs. You keep track of their time and the state will pay." He tucked the bill into a shin pocket. "Okay, thanks. It's for an autopsy,~ I suppose, on account oj Frank's lung trouble? He was on state compensation lor a long time before he died." Yin," I wld, (mazed at the pertonil Information which circulated In • smnll co-imun'ly "Going to do It at Wilbui •No. We'll do it right here. It won't take long: We'll need soma supports 'for the casket, though, and maybe some planks to lay the body on. And tell your men to stand by until we're finished. We'll pay for 'the waiting time. I'll want them to fill in the grave again." . "Okay, I'll get some saw horses and some planks." He laughetl softly. "I heard old Wilbur refused to let you use his embalming room. He was sweet on Alice, but she wouldn't marry him until Frank had been dead a year. What time do you think you'll be finished?" "By sundown, I hope." * • • HE grinned. "Five bucks can buy a lot of cooperation. See you later." The mower's motor swelled, shattering the sunlit morning, and he swung away from me on his high seat, waving an arm. Cut grass sprayed in green clouds from the blades ai he guided the mower between the graves. I returned to my car, followed the stoned drive up and down and around between the graves and left the cemetery by the gate I had entered. It wai 10 minutes until 12 o'clock noon. In Beech Tree I turned off th« square and took the road leading to Alice Osbom'j house. I bad no special reason for doing so, except that I had two hours to kill before the funeral. As I approached the place I saw that there were two cars in the,drive, the sheriff's black sedan and a glittering pale blue car with Indiana plates. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Woodruff, I thought, accompanied by Sheriff Abncr Cornwall's, inspecting the loot I drove, past, turned around In a lane,.- and. drove Slowly, back to the village. It seemed to me that they could have waited until alte:' th* funeral. At the counter in the big corner drugstore I. had a toaited ham sandwich, a piece of cherry pie and a glan of milk. Afterward I boufht a SM«I City new*. paper and Mi In my car and read It until 20 mlnulei of two. Then I crossed the square to'thr.Twked .funeral 'lomo | (Id Be UattMMt) the subject: The Values of ing on' the Curve. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardwan Phone 2-2*15 CULVERT TILE Concrete Culverts—Corrugated Metal Pipe—Automatic Flood Gates—Screw , Type Head Gate* —Pre-Cast Septic Tanks We Deliver—Best Prices Webb Culvert Tile Co. it Ark.-Mo. State Line Phone OSborn 3-8414 Serving You Best is our Foremost Concern BURIAL INSURANCE LOGAN Funeral Home RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Rcpaind • Flo Ttittd • Re-cor«d ALL WORK GUARANTIED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS 5M Cl. Lake Aw. . t-«Ml WE'VE GOT IT! Ovtr 33,000 • different Ittmi in stock! HUBBARD HARDWARI TJL A*. VS. fit Wt 1»« b; MCA * 3-3 "Oh, yes, Harry shows plenty of will power keeping his resolution to stay on the wagon! What he never mentions is his blood pressure—that's the big reason!" It was easy! I said you would treat them to a show: WTHffi THAN TELL ME THE TOJTK DECIDED TO HUCT ME. HE KNdlVS )CU ANOI ACE CLOSE FBIENDS..TKW CUNT HAS ASKED ME TO MAflT/ HIM, SWWH, BUT NOW HE'S KEEPING SOME TUNS FUOM ME- MBTHIN6 TO DO WITH HIS *WBTHA"OH,I DI07COULDNT WAIT TO FIND OUT FrVEBEENFOACHNS! JUST CAME HOME FBOMADATEWITH CIMT MARSHALL; BEUrt, HONEY.WB IT COMES TC : HUNTING SECBETS CM J.roGAU HPOVEEW1TH HBH HEEiS.' ALL OF A SUDDEN HE'S TIREOJ rHATS WHAT A SON IS FOR- TO TAKE OVER WHEN FATHER (SETS OLDER BETTER LET ME TAKE CARE OF THE HEAVY STUFF 1 FEEL G-fcEAT.' TWlMK I'LL CLEAN THE ATTICJ AND I'LL HELP YOU / WONT LET YOU OCWE IN V AFTER THE ARGUMENT V_. YOU HAP WITH 7 / OH, THAT'S OKAY.' \ / THANKS TO YANCEY I I CAN SEE YOU ANYWAY; TILL YOUR V mp COOLS OFF AS SOON AS I TOU7 HIM MY PROBLEM, (500P OLPYANCEY CAME UP WITH A SOLUTION/ EXACTLY...THOHEHA56EEW\ HOLV 5WOKEI MI55W5 SINCE THE PM OF UlL BUT TWO BOPIK THE FLIGHT! 50 HEMUSTl/E I HAD ALREADY 868* TAKEN THE PLACE OF SOME'/CIAMED! 50 Tm*& ONE WHO WAS LISTED!/ A EO-SO CHMICE- TH'IASTONE 16 MOT PfUBl! REMEMBER THE WO BODIES OU 5WP MIGHT NEVER B& |p£Nffl£p CIWSHi OWLV Hi WIFE WEN Of KELLOW* WEAKNESS'. SHE WAS CROOKEPBKHK5HTO; THIS K3WER FAILURES^P-L^ / WHOOEY: BAD, BUT F REAUYX'WELL-.^ UQTTA Cf!ITrER! PONT THINK WE/MAYBE NOr..\ WOW.' I SURE HOPE HE'S ALL U A FINE THING THB IS! \ NEW-FANGLED \ fiAS BUGGY ODMES ALONG I AN' SCARES POOR OL 1 J EL6TACE HALF S1LW 7 MVSOSH, I... HAVE MUCH TO WORRY ABOUT WHERE OOP IS CONCERNED. r..VEI? WfAWM' IT... AN 1 THERE'LL BE A SLIGHT YOU SAID YOU'D PAY ME OFF WITH A NEW SUIT! I'LL 60 INSIDE }(^ DON'T AND PICK/^BOTHER IT OUT! I CAWWIEP THIS SI6N AWOUND ALL PAY...NOW DON'T FORGET YOUR SE! OfV* WSWtEP TO \IT SOU 00 UTTWTHE

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