The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1953 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 20, 1953
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MONDAY, APRIL M, 1988 BtTTHFTILLI (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE TH1RTBBH OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major HoopU IT WON'T HELP TO isMvtwisse.' AM i w$ ADDLCPATE^If "TKEETlufA 1 *' LITTLE ABOOT 3. YJELLISSGTOM yy ABOUT Voue lenM He CDULD BE AHORSE •THIEF '' AV ' WUK IKOM VST .I'VE TRUSTED HI/A TO CftRT OFF MV IKNEWTION WITHOUT HIS /MIGHT COM£ OHTIED AT THe TDP THAT I'LL SRDWfMX vt>O TO THE CORNER TOR / . THE TEMS10N BEFORE we 6N&ps= DO NOT HUG THSIR VICTIM* TO DEATH/ ' You'll feel like hugging yourself, when you insure before that fire or accident. Plan a well rounded insurance program for peace of mind as well as financial pro- lection. ANSWER The bear, on account of its anatomical structure, strokes round with its paws as if grasping, and this action apparently gave rise to its "hugging" reputation. 1. "Popular Questions Answered" Geo. W. Stimpson. 14160) Bluthe\filie~Xrkaiaas ;• ? T. a •»»•••""•"*• OUT OUR WAY "Our newspaper blew away! I can't get my homework done with Mom on the phone finding out about that young - widow in the comics!" f^romp I DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 4507 Hours: fi a.m. to 10 p.m. With Delivery to 7 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE 121 West Main St. ' COTTON SEED FOR SALE D & PL Blue Tag, Arkansas Slate Certified, 80% Germination Cotton Seed at LOW Prices. 1 to 5 Tons Per Ton $135 5 to 10 Tons Per Ton $130 10 Tons or More Per Ton $125 Lowrcmce Bros. & Co. Inc. Driver, Ark. Phone 2613 Wilson s FUEL OIL B. 0. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Se// That Stuff" Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant - Promised Land Parts and Supplies for AH Cars, Trucks and Tractors WHOLESALE Hays Store Phone 2001 \Ve Deliver High Quality Low Prices Wayne Feeds Layer Mash 100 Ib. 4.8i Layer Pellets 100 Ib. 4.M ECJ Pellets 100 Ib. S.39 Chick Starter 100 Ib. 5.69 Grower Mash 108 Ib. 5.49 Scratch Feed 100 Ib. 4.38 Sugarine IGI Dairy/ 100 IDS 3.69 Wayne 16% Di^rj 100 Ibs. 4.49 32% Dairy Feed . 100 Ib. 5.39 Calf Starler Pellets 100 Ib. 6.79 Pig & Sow Meal 100 Ib. .539 Pig £ Sow Pellets 100 Ib. 5.49 35% Hog Balancer 100 Ib. 5.99 40% Hag Sup'lmnt 100 Ib. 6.39 Pork Maker 100 Ib. 4.79 Feed 10* Ib. 4.3* Rabbit PelleU .... .100 Ibs. 5.99 Dog Food 100 Ib* S-99 WR Shorts 100 Ibs. 3.09 Polished Chops .100 Ibi 4.19 •i^Kfe*-'" L xxvi MA FTER dinner, they all built up big bonfire on the hillside, and gathered about it. There was much singing and sky-larking of the youngsters. It was a time of celebration. There was much excitement, but the boys gradually got their story told. Out of Los Angeles, the boys • had taken 66 eastward, just as Ish j remembered so vividly he had done in the days following the Great Disaster, when he had not been much older than the boys were now. The highway across the desert was easy and open, except for an occasional stretch where sand had blown across. They had gone along with no more trouble than blowouts here and there. The Colorado River bridge they had found shaky, but still passable. The next community was apparently at one of the old Indian TH ABIDES by GEORGE R. STEWART ....-toht 1W? bf G«,ot *. StBTOrt. Utfd by arronglMnt -it* Ae poblilhin, Hondo* HoHf*. IIK. Diir,ibut«d br NEA S«nk«. Int and across the plains of Nebraska. "Lots of cattle everywhere!" Here Dick was taking up the story. "Did you ever see the big brown ones with humps on their shoulders?" asked Ish. "Yes, once we saw a few of them," said Dick. "How a b'.o u t the grass? It points direction—" And he looked at Ish for the word. "Yes. a compass," said Ish. "We hadn't needed one before, but now we used it and got going east again, until we came to the riven we couldn't cross." Ish figured out quickly that it might have been the Wabash, Floods of 22 years, or—more likely—just one great flood, had swept away the bridges. The progress eastward had become more and more laborious. Somewhere, probably near Toledo, they had turned back. At , turning back, a kind of panic came ny of it grow straight and stiff upon thcm . M the same time looking, with a head on the end, I heavv rains bcgan to taU| and the and little grains forming. When roads were o , [cn flooded. They you went through they should have j had the fear that some o{ the been slill soft and milky, perhaps. I bridges over the larger rivers When you came back, you might > mi g ht be carried away, leaving have seen it somewhere standing • them cut ofr from their own all golden, with the grain hard.! people We called it 'wheat'." T i, P ' "No. We saw nothing like that." "And how about corn? .You know what that is. They were growing it there by the Rio Grande.'" The whole country was returning to wilderness. VET, at least, to know that ther* were people in Los Angeles "No, there is no corn growing and near Albuquerque — goi ng wild anywhere." I communities—took away a little of I that basic feeling of loneliness. Two little groups of people, dis- pueblos near Albuquerque. ( From rjNWARD still they had gone, covered on a single trip, going and what he could make out from 'the |'-' finding the roads now blocked coming by the some road! At that boys' description, Ish concluded l more often, since they had come rate, there should be several dozen that the dominant spirit must be Indian, because their pattern of life was based on growing corn and beans as the Pueblo Indians had done for many hundreds of years. Only some of the oldir people talked English. This community also had drawn inward upon itself, and looked with suspicion upon the strangers. The people there had horses. They did to the wetter country with ranker and faster growth and heavier rains, combined with hard frosts in winter. The highways were splitting up into great chunks and blocks as the frost worked under them, and even bushes and young trees were springing up to block the way. "We came to the big river," said Bob. "U is the biggest of all, but ^iot drive automobiles. j the bridge was good." From there, the boys had swung i They had come to Chicago, but north to Denver, and then east- it was a mere desert of empty 'ward across the plains. > "We followed a road," said Bob. "It's like 68, only just part of it," He paused, hesitant. Ish thought lor a minute, and then realized that the boy was trying to do- scribe Highway 6. Bob had sensed streets. People, with the whole in the area of the whole United States. He remembered the Negroes whom he had seen in Arkansas, long ago. The dancing and shouting of the children around the fire had become even more bacchanalian. In the excitement the older boys, even some of the married ones, were joining the revel. They were playing crack-the-whip, til the more exciting because the one who was thrown off the end of the whip had to dodge the fire. Suddenly Ish felt himself stiffen. Charlie was . continent to choose from, had playing! In the line, linked b«- drifted away from the once great tween Dick and Evie, he was city by the lake, leaving it ghostlike behind. Leaving Chicago, the boys had lost themselves in the maze of that .they were the same shape as roads in the outskirts, and had the numerals on 06, although there i ended up by going south Instead of east. swinging the whip. The children were obviously delighted to have a grown-up, especially this stranger, playing with thcm. However Important the discovery of the other communities could be for the distant future, the Im- was only one of thcm. Highway l> had led them on 1 "Aflcr thai." laid Bob, "we gol mediate problem was Charlie, through the corner of Colorado, one of these things out of a store. I (To Be Continued) Television— Ton if e, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis. Channel 5 MONDAY NIGHT, APRIL 20 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Those Two 6:45 News Caravan ' 7:00 Paul Winohell 7:30 Howard Barlow 8:00 Cisco Kid 8:30 Robert Montgomery 9:30 Who Said That 10,-00 Wrestling 10:45 News 10:55 Weather 11:00 Man Against Crime 11:30 Parade of Stars Auto Show 12:00 News 12:10 Sign Off TUESDAY, APRIL 21 C:45 Morning Meditation 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 Ask Washington 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Storyland 11:15 Love of Life 11:30 Search for Tomorrow 11:45 What's Your Trouble 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 Garry Moore 1:00 Guiding Light 1:15 Arthur Godfrey 1:30 Homemakers Program 2:00 Break the Bank 2:30 Welcome Travelen . 3:00 Kate Smith 4:00 Hawkins Palls 4:15 Gabby Hayes 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Berl Olswanger 5:20 Sports 5:25 Weather 5:30 Superman 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Circus Hour 8:00 Fireside Theatre 8:30 Circle Theatre 9:00 Two for the Money 9:30 Boston Blackle 10:00 Mr. & Mrs. North 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Jackie Gleason 11:45 Red Buttons 12:15 News 12:20 Sign Off By J. R. William. ANP OP THE TWENTY- FOUR PITCHDie&gEs INTERVIEWER EVERY SIMGLE. ONE Of= THEM WlSHgD FOR MTTBR EPUCATIOW»_ PROVIM3 BEYONP A SHAPOW OF POUBT THAT ITS SOOP FOR X3O-SO PLEASE VMON'T Yaj TKV SOME OF IT TOPAV7 NOW I KNOW WHO SHE'S TOKIN'AT,' EARLY FORM OF COMMERCIAL. Benefit by Reading and Using Courier News Classified Ads FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS I D10MV DO THIS, I'D FACE TME RISK OF VIM& TD Buy A MEW FLOOR t j- CLOSED FOR DURATION OF STOMP- BOLA FAD/ iNm seen THESE MEW DArJCE FADS COME AND 6O--- THIS owe WON'T LAST LONG/ EEVIVE'S AFTER . BEINS KAVOED By PE- CfLE&noN WHEN HE I* WEPT IN1O THE Comer's TAIL. 4 EOU6H L/ANDIN6, BUT ' I SUES* A1X BONES /' AEE STILL IN ONE S_ PIECE... ,-=3> TO£EES MEEIE ON THE SHOET AEOAPD THE SPACE •JHIP... f, ANSWER ME, CHK/S ,.. COME IN, CHRIS... HE STILL COKNTMSU'EK ... IVONP6R IF THE CO.HET NUCLEUS HIT HIM...? « SHOULP'VE FISURED IONIZED 6AS IN THE COMET'S TAIL WOULD CAUSE AN INDUCTION OVERLOAD ON41V WDIO! n. 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