The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 7, 1956 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH T, 1«M BLTTHEVILLI (ARK.) COURIER KEWg PAGE ELEYEH OUR IOARDINC HOUSI — with Mejer Ho«*le OUT OUR WAY •y J. R. WilliwM THAT COULO EASILY SOYOUCOXO PULL COCKS WITH IT/ SOME T>Y YOU'LL LEAhl TOO FAS' OM6CTMAT FEriCE AND TIL ACCOMMODATE YOU OF eosy *T(teers, =»<£}*•/»- M THW FAT MEMT4 STLW6 FARCE/- TeU. Me — ARE ATJOPC—C« HAN6 VDO Beeri TAKIH6 A MASTERS COOPSE OH HO»i TO 6e 6GOFY? -«.-•. -"„•-?• «ff»2» *•» '-,«, WORDS AB6 BORM THIRTY VEAgS TOO SQOJ e ^_„... w-T-..- ««.«» < SEE r tt>u CAM FINP THE LEAST rOSSIBLE NUMBfE OF SHOI5 THAT CAN BE SCOREP ON WS TARGET TO PRQOUCe A TOTAL THAT AVEK- A6ES 17 (WflS Tt> THE SHOT/ ,LET HIM FIND- our i OMi BW. WEfeE <SONH* HAVE A SAME OP PAKISf T.l.viiion — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WREC — Channel 3 WMCT, Chanuel 5 Wednesday Night, Mar. 7 6:00 Superman 6:30 Eddie Fisher 7:00 Boston Blackie 7:30 Cisco Kid 8:00 TV Theatre 9:00 This Is Your Ufe 9:30. Mr. District Atty. 10;QO Esso Reporter 10:15 Playhouse 10:45 Little Show 11:00 Tonight 12:00 Sign Oil Thursday, Mar. 8 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather 7:30 Today 7:55 Today In MemphU 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:58 News & Weather 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Storyjand 9:45 The Cathy Show 10:00 Home Show 1UQO Ernie Ford 11:30 Feather Your Nest 12:00 Mid-South/ Today 12:15 Modern Romances 1:30 Homemakers 1:45 Date With Life 2:00 Matinee Theatre 3:30 Queen lor a, Day 4:00 Pinky Lee 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Adventure 5:30 Interesting Perwm 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weather 6:00 Jungle Jim 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 1:00 You Bet Your Life 7:30 Dragnet 8:00 Uncommon Valor 8'.30 Theatre 9:00 Video Theatre .10 ;00 EBSO Reporter 10:15 Assginment 10:45 Little Show 11:00 Tonight 12:00 Sign Otf WHBQ, Channel U Wednesday fright, Mar. 7 6:00 Little. Rascals 6:25 You Know "Why 7:30 M.G.M. Parade 6:30 Disneyland 8:00 Mtsquera.de Party 8:30 Brest: the Bank 9:00 Fights 9:45 Sports Picture 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Paul and Ford 10:15 Late Show 11:45 Weather Thursday, Mar. 8 8:45 News & Weather - S :00 Romper Room 10:00 This is Hollywood 11:30 Stii Erwin 12:00 Wt-ather 12:05 News 12;15 Theatre I'.OQ 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 1:00 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 Patti Page 10:25 Late Show 11:55 Weather WREC. Channel S Wednesday NIfht, Mar. 1 6;QO News and Weather 6:15 Douglas Edwards 6:30 Brave Eagle 7:00 Godfrey It, Friends 8:00 The Millionaire . 8:30 I've Got a Secret 8:00 20th Century'Fox 10:00 Man Behind Badge 10:30 News and -Weather 10:45 Late Movie . 12:15 sign on Thursday, Mar. 8 6:55 Program News 7;00 Good Morning 8:00 Captain Kangaroo 9:00 Garry Moore 9:30 Arthur Godfrey 10:30 Strike If 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. Lewi* 1:30 House Party 2:00 The Big payoll 2:30 Bob Crosby Show 3:00 The Brighter Day 3:15 Secret Storm 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Karly Movie 5:30 Range Rider 6:00 News and Weather 1 6:15 Donglas Edwards 6:30 Sergeant Preston 7:00 Bob Curamlngs 7:30 Climax 8:30 Playhouae 9:00 Johnny CatRon 9:30 Quiz Kids 10:00 Lone Wolf 10:30 Mews and Weather 10:45 Late MovU 12:13 Sign Off Cashew trees begin to bear fruit in their third year, but they don't yield -1 paying crop until their fifth or oixth year. PINKY LEE'S Weatherbird Shoes Fit Corrtctly. HEUER'S Fur (Cites, pains, cuts, braim, burnt, colds, headachei. bites and itlngi. Irr Bob's 'Gypsy Rub Liniment ATailable ai vnor favorite drug counter C. G. SMITH PRODUCTS CO. Centrally Located For Easy Shopping Cot? on Lf / caLenef HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps Preitta Htlier, Ref. Fkarmacilt * Mir- Charles Brojrion, mrntr Main at Division Phone 2-2019 Just a Corpse at Twilight XXVIII VAN HORN was unbuttoning frank Osborn's shirt "It's the lungs we want," he said to Dr. Martingale, "and the heart and perhaps the brain. The big scalpel first, please. Prepare to take notes." Dr. Martingale handed him a sharp glittering instrument, and then stood poised with a pad of paper and a pencil. Johnson, the caretaker, stood at my right, watching silently. Van Horn began to speak slowly and distinctly. "The body is that of an adult male. It is quite short, being slightly over five fe«t in length—we'll check that later, Jerry. It has been embalmed in the right axillary region and trocarred in the left upper abdominal area. ~-ft is amazingly well preserved. The face reveals the application of cosmetics..presumably in preparation for burial. The forehead, temples and cheeki reveal some discoloration. The hair i> black and quite long and loose." : 1 listened tike a man in a dream to Dr. Van Horn's gutteral flat dictation. Dr. Martingale wrote rapidly on the pad. The tun was low, almost gone. Soon it would be dark, with the swift darkness that comes to the hills. A brief twilight, and then blackness. I hoped Dr. Van Horn-would oe finished soon, but 1 knew it wasn't over yet, not for • while. He hadn't used the scalpel yet, and he'd want the body out of the casket for that Dr Van Horn's impersonal voice went on. "The skin of the fingers and hands U easily denude*. The flngera show soen* waiting, although thtrt ti no marked clubbing. ." Van Horn piuted and turned away from the cusket "Jerry, we'd better let him out DOW and remove hli eleUm. H«lp me." He peered •v*r my hMd « the caret**". "Will you get those supports and planks, please?" "They're right here." Johnson moved quickly, set up two sawhorses and placed three broad wooden planks across them. "There you are." He stepped back. "Thank you," Van Horn said. Dr. Martingale laid his notebook and pencil on the grass and stepped to the side of the casket. Gently the two men lifted the slight body to the planks. Van Horn removed the clothes he'd unbuttoned and laid them carefully on the edge of the casket. Frank Osborn's body was white and tfiin, like the body of a starved child. Van Horn picked up the scalpel. "Jerry, take this down before I start. Then I'll dictate as we go along. Ready?" "Yep." Dr. Martingale, stood beside him, his pencil poised. Van Horn spoke quickly in a toneless voice, as if he were repeating from memory, which he probably was, "The body is opened by two curved incisions extending from the acromio- clavicular articulation to the pubic iplnet. The entire interior flap Is, elevated and the viscera inspected." He paused and peered at the young doctor, smiling faintly "Did you get those big words. Jerry?" "Sure. I know 'em from memory Standard autopsy procedure." "Good boy," Van Horn, grunted. • '•.••"''.'., I FIGURED it was a good time to leave and I said, "The sun will be down In a tew minutes, I'll get UM lantern," 1 started down the sljpe toward the car and U was then t h««rd the roar of a car coming up the cemetery drive. 1 flopped and waited, la < see- bnd Sheiifl Abntt Comwallis' automobile , bounced over the crest of the slope and rocked to I tquMllng Mop behind Dr. Van Horn's car. The sheriff got out, slammed the door and strode toward me. In the slanting sun his eyes looked like red marbles. Behind him Horace, the deputy, got out from behind the wheel and stood watching. The sheriff stopped five feet away from me, but I could smell the rich fumes of his sundowners. A gun belt slanted over his lean hips beneath his loose seersucker coat "Bennett," he snarled, "I warned you—" "Shut up," I told him. "K«p out of this. What are you doing here, anykow? I told you it was scheduled for tomorrow." "Tricked me," he cried shrilly. "A double-cross, but I nabbed you. Fellow works for the cemetery was having his supper in Beech Tree. He tipped me off. He told me what was going on out here, and I aim' to stop it." He glared at me. "You can't stop it." From the corner of an eye I saw that the two doctors were watching us silently, and I motioned to them. "Go ahead." •' •• • THE sheriff waved an arm wildly toward the open grave and the pale slight body of Frank as- born- "Tell 'em to itop, right now! You gotta put Frank back in his grave, where he belongs. It ain't legal, and I'm the !»•» here, don't forget that" . "It's legal," I told him, "and we're going to do it" Dr. Van Horn's guttural voice called to me. "What is the mean- Ing of this, Bennett? You said that all arrangement* had been made." ' "They have,". I Mid, without taking my gaze from the sheriff. "This is Just a slight technicality and 1 can handle tt -Please proceed,". Ai 1 spoke 1 saw that the sun was gone now, buried beyond the woods In the weft. Already it wticbpl and abruptly it was twilight In the hills, and toon it would be black dark. But there wat still light-enough for m* to see the rage ir, the sheriff's ye* "Bennett," he grated, "I hate to do. th!i, but then aint an; choice." HU right hand reached back (or the holster at hit hip. (»• Be CMttmtt) FRENCH POSSESSIONS Prance's overseas territorial possessions contain more than ,4,500,000 square miles, or more than 20 times the size of the mother country, Bufford Shoe Shop Expert Shoe Repair Good Shoes at Good Prices 112 S. Broadway Paint Closeout MMIT TrfH An« C*l*n ^ Price Hubbard Hardware ttVmWmW, ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR ' Hubbard Hard war* Phone 2-2«15 RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested t Re-cored ' ALL WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS 5M Cl. Lak* Aw. Ph. S-CM1 WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different itemi in stock! HUBIARD HARDWARI "If you've got such a hangover, why don't you do those calisthenic* that used to pep you up when you were i in the navy?" Sorry, but you'll have to catch th« n«xt umbrella! ''CUNT, oo KJUTHNV: \WLK*JS CWT ON HEP WITHOUT OMT WOMEtt HAVe"FRA«ILf" STENCILLED ACEOSS THEB7 HEAITTS.' votrvr HUTT UABTTW u THE woesr «W WHEN, W TELLM3THETBUTH YOU MISHT HAVE &EEN AM NSTOATION/ WHETCAUE'iOU 60N67 OfcAY.SUJAH.SO MEDICS sw rw DOOMEO.BUTflHV TELLMAeTHATHASNT SHEHADE-NOIK5H HEAeTACHET I GUESS A MOTHER JUST HATES TO SEE HER C3-IRL GROW 'OP. THAT PROVES I'M NOT A LITTLE CHILD ANY MORE! I PIXED MY OWN'LUNCH. A PEANUT- BUTTER OMELET: , MAhSEUE, BUT I CANT ] SMEM6ER WHETHER WE MET AT LE . 3OTE PtaUK LAST WINTER, OK THE CHATEAU FROWrtrMC ANPTHE RESULTS ARE ALWAYS wu UflJLP KNOW VE& ALIVE.. HWIMQ MBM OR CONWCTEP HMl 60 YOU PIPN'T GRASP AT THE MEWS THW HE MIGHT BE, A? OTHER WOMEW WOUU>r BECMJSB YOU M.REAW KNEW! BECAUSE, OMLYA,5HI&HIPOW 7 eETOUl COUIP -rOU. 5EU. TO (AtK^Bl / hMO POtf BUT VDLI KA.P TO 5ELL QUICKLY,} 6VERCOW KND &KIP Our BEFORE TV B^CKl WELL, YOU WlEM-'i CURIOUS TO FNP OUT I THERE'S K 50-50 CHMKe THE UNIP6NTIFIEP BOPV VET VOlf RE CONCERWED ONLY WITH PROVINS THWIT 151 10H WtB WU IMPL-flWSTHW I KNOW M.MT ABSURD!THEN WHV WOULD I WANT TO PROVE HE'S DEAD? WELL, HELLO, OWE-) SOT A WHATCHA GOT --/FOR YOU, BARNEY. HERE? /SAIP VOJ WANTED A GOOD STRONG •ATS RIGHT, BUT ASSURE MXI.SIR, SO AMOS' OL' N' I'M A, (SENTLE- HE-COW CRITTER RAN VOUTHROBH HIS FENCE, 6H? ...VSOULO TOU CONSIDER / WaL... A JOB OF ( VES, WORK? ( OJESS r UOJLD ARE... ONLY I HAFTA;aO BY APPEARANCES MAN, EVEN IF I PONT LOOK ONE AT TH' K)MENT/ THAT LI'L POOCH 1 WOULDN'T HUI?T COWS MOU, KU6G1ES, HOSMSt rtftW GO)\Xi TO LOOK UXE O&XX)OU, ...TOR TMi covntsr. XWOOS UH«T 1HR STKTOI 1 * LOOK MR. 4

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