The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1956 · Page 1
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WEDNBRDAY, MASCH 14, 19W BLITHIiflLLl (ARK.) tWSlBR NTWI PAGE OUR WARDING HOUSI — with Mcfw H»«f It |y J. R. William* OUT OUR WAY HJL1DMT TWAT* THS SCU^fieDlHATMSCRACKW/g ™e ^-ruA-i-IS— iv wuoSEAT ~*a\~- ue* AM A _.! t *P/_ OIl| |Jf 6 gpJ S6T suv wno SCAT iiou et- peof to vowee ft* •*X> CORR6CTLV ~t MUST CONQUER BUSTER'S — THAT IS. PLOP 016 CHAT'S ALL -JU5T O (?NER TO CKOSS- «,».- THE AhlCIENT LAKlQUAQg ,»»,,..•—... '-~ MS ON THAT ONE, TOO' BROTHER, CEAM/WN6 son EMMS 6N6S ME A PAIN / WHAT WAS THE 8ATOE Of SOIPEN HlU? T.l.vi.ion - Tonight, Tpmorrow - WMCT Channel 5,'ft-WHBQ Channel 13 WREC - Channel 3 WMCT, Channel fi Wednesday Nt(ht, M*r. 14 8:00 Superman v 6:30 Eddie Flshtr 7:00 Bottoh BUckte 7:30 Cisco Kid 8:00 "Twisted Crow" 9-00 ThU Is Your Life 9:30 Mr. District Atty. 10:00 EHO Reporter 10:15 Playhouse 10:45 Little flhow , 11:00 ,Tonl(t&t 13:00 Sign Off Thuriday, Mar. II <:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather 7:30 Today 7:55 Today In Memphis 8:00 Today 8:35 News 8:30 Today 8:55 News fc Weather 9:00 Ding Done School 9:30 stcryjaad 9:45 The Cathy Show 11:00 Irnle Ford 11:30 Feather Tour Neat 12:00 Mid-Bouth Today 12:15 TV Movie i:lS Modern Romanqes 1:30 Homemakers 1:45 Date With Life 2:00 Mattne Theatre 3;00 Channel 5 Theatre 3 -.30 Queen lor a Day 4:00 Pinky Lee • 4:30 Howdy . Doody 5:00 Adventure 5:30 Interesting Fer»n 5:40 Cartoons 5:55 Weathw 8:00 Jungle Jim 8:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 Newt Caravan 7:00 You Bet Your Life 7:30 Dragnet 8:00 "Uncommon Valor 8:30 Theatre 9:00 Video Theatre 10:00 ESBO Reporter 10:15 Assignment 10:45 Little Show 11:00 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off WHBO Channel 1J Wednesday Nifht, Mar. 14 8:00 Little Eascals 6:25 You Know Why 6:30 Disneyland 7:30 M.O.M; Parade 8:00 Masquerade Party 8:30 Break The Bank 9:00 fights 9:45 Sports. Picture 10:00 News 10:05 Weather . 10:00 Paul and Ford 10:15 Late Show •11:45 Weather "-"- ' Thursday, Mar. 15 8:45 Newe is Weather 9:00 Romper Room 10:00 This Is Hollywood 11:30 S£u Srwm' 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 Ltttlc Rascals 6:25 Learn to Draw 6:30 The Lone Rang« 7:00 Bishop Sheen 7:30 Stop the Muiic 8:00 Star Tonight 8:30 Down You Go 9:00 I Spy 9-.3Q Foreign Intrigue 10:00 News 10:05 Weather 10:10 Pattl Page 10:25 Lale Show 11:55 Weather WREC. Channel I Wednesday Nignt, Mar. 14 6:00 News and Weather 8:15 Douglas Edwards 6:30 Brave Eagle 7:00 Godfrey Sc Friends 8:00 The Millionaire 8:30 I've Got a Secret 9:00 U S Stel Hour 10:00 Man Behind Badge 10:30 News and Weather 10:45 Late Movlft 12:15 Sign Of! Thursday, Mar. 15 6:55 Program News 7:00 Good Morning 8:00 Captain Kangaroo 9:00 Garry Moore 9:30 Arthur Godfrey 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Valiant Lady 11:15 Love of Life 11:30 Searcn 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 Croaby Show 3:00 The Brighter Day 3:15 Secret Storm 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Early Movie 5:30 Range Rider 6:00 News and Weather 6:15 Douglas Edwards 6:30 Sergeant Preston 7:00 Bob Cummings 7:30 Shower of Stara 8:30 Playhouse 9:00 Johnny Carson 9:30 Quiz Kids 10:00 Lone Wolf 10:30 News and Weather 10:45 Late Movie 12:15 Sign Off Smallest bird in the world.U the Helen fts hummingbird of Cuba. two and one-half inches lonfif. Paint Closeout MM; Tjfti An* C*l*n i Price Hubbard Hardware ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions METAL BASE CABINETS Formic* Tops JJ» _ 24" — 30" Reg. $3« 1 D r : ra value 1 rric« Slightly D»M«ed HUBBARD It SON Fnmlture Centrally Located For Easy Shopping Cot, eJLenet HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps Pr»tli H»l*er, K«I. Pharmacist * Mir. diaries Hrojdon. owner Main at Division 'Phone 2-2019 a C6rps« at Twilight xxxrv . BY 9:30 it was aD over, and i the big house was quiet. 1 left •Nellie Tweed long enough to talk [to Dr. Richard Jarrett, and to j help the undertaker from Indian ! Landing carry Wilbur Tweed jdown to the ambulance in the drive. A small crowd oJ villagers 'had gathered on the sidewalk. JThey muttered and stared avidly, ! until the sheriff brusquely dispensed them. They retreated across the street, but still continued to stare and murmur. Dr. . Jarrett was stiff and formal, and never once Sid he look me straight in the eye. His thin i mouth twitched slightly w he i pronounced Wilbur Tweed dead 'by his own hand. The sheriff and I signed » form as witnesses. .Then the doctor addressed the •sheriff. "I assume that I am now 'free to leave tomorrow?" It seemed to me that there.was a ifaint sneer on his, lips. "Dr. Van 'Horn iwiU have no objtctions— In vi«w. of Wilbur'i confe«ion7" "No, of course not," the sheriff said quickly. "I'm forry »bout ithat You go right ahead, Doc." He hwHated, avoiding J»rrett'« gaze. "I'm the l«w here.", "Thunk you, A b n * r." He tunwd »way, fcnorinc a*, uui «W>—queer CUM, «int h*t" tt» iherifl »«id, avoiding my ia» "Sm^rt, but rtubbom. It'« Just / at well he'i leaving. Folk! around here didn't like him much—too •uppity »nd cock-sure." Ht took the (rayed and soggy cigar from his mouth and gaied at M with distaste. "ThU stogy to plumb wore out ... Well, I'd b«tt*r run out and get Sarah Allbach. She'll care for Nellie Twetd. Can you (tick around until I get b»ck?" • • • HB hurried toward the *ec, ner.ously chewing the clgw. •Juat a minute, SUrifl." He turned, his expression absurdly innocent 'What's the matter?" I asked curiously. "You've been jumpy ever since we left the cemetery. Something bothering you?" "Why, no," he said sincerely. "Nothing at all." "You'd better tell me. I'll find out anyhow." He hesitated, indecision on his face. .He was struggling with himself, maybe with his conscience. Virtue won or fear, because he didn't know how much I knew. Hii gaze met mine directly, and he sighed forlornly. "So Doc Jarrett told you?" "Maybe," I lied. , "Don't play cat and mouse, son." "I'm not." I was still lying. He moved up close to me and I could smell the cigar and the stale whisky fumes. "I :'«• remembered," he said softly. "You didn't giv« mt my sun back." I took hii old .45 from my pocket ejected the cartridges, and handed it to him, butt first. He took ii, and his teeth showed around th« cigar. "Don't you trust me?" he asked in a hurt "What'i between you and Dr. Jarrettr He hefted the fun in fill palm and riched again. "I may ai well tell you — you probably know anyhow. It *in't much—jurt littl* deal between Mends, no harm in tt. Doe fave me 159 to —to keep you from dlgjinj Frank up." "A bribe," I Hid. He ihtvered aa K b* wen cold "Don't uy that Doc meant well —ha c*me to mt I*M Friday nlfht, afttr you'd t*lk*d to him He a*id the lutopay on Frank want Mcttwry and that oOl ot respect (or Allce'i feellnit he'd refua^ to fin you permUilon •t rwor* to «w that Frank AM of a heart attack, like he said, and that there was no sense in Stirring things up. I believed him, and I could see his side. His reputation as a doctor was shaky anyhow, and any more publicity about one of his patients wouldn't do him any good, and—well, I agreed to back him up." "For $50." "I'll send it back to him—as soon as I get my July pay from the county." "Sure you will, Sheriff.," I handed him the cartridges. He put them into a coat pocket and gave me a sly up-froni- under look. "You ain't gonna hold it against me, are you?" I shrugged. "It's on your conscience," "But I really did believe Frank died of a heart attack," he protested. "I never dreamed that. Wilbur Tweed was mixed up in it. As far as I knew, the autopsy wasn't legal, and I was just doing my duty." He looked at me righteously. "That's.right, Sheriff. It wasnt a bribe—just a gilt lor services rendered." "Sure," he agreed quickly. "Just a—" He stopped when he saw the grin on my face. "Ain't you ever had any larceny in your heart?" "Many times, Sheriff," I admitted. "Let's forget it" * • • I HEARD his car start and back put of the drive. The, ringing of a phone startled me. I took a few seconds' to locate the direction of the sound. I hurried, to the room where Nellie Tweed lay. It was the phone on the desk there. I hurried, to pick it up, because the shrill sound was causing Nellie to stir restlessly. "Yes," I said in a low voice. A soft anxious voice Hid, "Who Is speaking, please?" "My name is Bennett. If you want Miss Tweed, I'm afraid she can't—" "Oh, Mr. Bennett!" I rtcog- nlttd the voice then. "This Is Lucy Dorn. I—1 just heard about Wilbur," (Te Culliton Bicycle Shop We repair all makes Bicycles & Tricycles. We carry a complete line of parts for all make bikes. Phone 3-6122 Across from Kroger PINKY LEE'S Weatherbird Shoes Fit Correctly. HEUER'S Sun Vertikal Panel Drapes Linen-Nylon-Plastic Phone 3-4863 For Free Estimate* Hope Young Blythevilie, Ark. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phoiw 2-2M! RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored U.I WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS I Cl take An. Ffc. 1-WS1 WE'VE GOT IT! Orer 33,000 different items iii stock! HUBIARD HARDWARE Ml U* fU. fi 1«« by NEA a«niM, "I'm on a diet and I couldn't have eaten another- bits—« but wasn't that a tkimpy lunch the »«wd u«?" "Don't you wish you could do card tricks?" ^TWO KONTHS WFVE WTEN LI f*b" 'OK fUD AMytMNS TOOW, lew* 7 ALL asm so: KVT H*f A JO».M«« ru. MAeeeDAND EVEEV ow rs THC SAME THM6-MA6, NAS, ARAeTMENTOF MEWLYWEOS FBW ANPFWNEYDLE : HORSES COST LOTS OF MONEY... AMD TAKE UOTS OP ROOM- -90 I WON'T FEEL. BAD IF VOU DON'T GIVE ME ONE POP I DONT REALLY EXPECT A HORSE FOR MY BIRTHDAY TOMORROW.' 90M6 WOMEN HAVE A WEIRP SENSE OF HUMOR HEY.' UDOKITTHAT! HEUO, KMlTIFULf K CBW HUHPR6P VMZP9 THRU THB5£ TRBE* ON THE SEW TU, GET AN AIRPORT'Bl».. OR.KELL'6 IMERT FOOT OW THE ACCELERWd! *NP JUWP* *& TKE CI\K QMHBRS SPEED.. M?HIL6 ON AM AU05T ASAtiOONEP A CAR WITH License PLKT6& RENvOVBP l& W A OKAY S60AN WITHIN W LAST AT LEAST. ITS A PAINLESS WAY TO SO, NATUIHILft SfTS OUT K6R 5IHKA56 I THIMK \CARE OF IT, I'VE SOT IT ) BOY- I'VE COT NOVV...S TO GO TEND OUGHTA BE \ A SICk ROAD-TESTED I HORSE! THOUGH. . SO VOU'RE BARNEY'S NEW MECHANIC, EH? I SURE HOPE YOU FIX THAT CUSSED THING! BUT I'LL DO MY BEST THAT'LL BUCKS. DOC! PO SOMETHING ABOUT IT...QUICK! TH' SMOKE 1 AIN'T SOIN'; UPTH'.< CHIMNEY ^ NEITHER! IT ISN'T PWAWIN3 PWOPERLY! WHATS YER TROUBLE ELMER ? JPt ACE.' HOUSE ON F1CE? UNLAX! THIS WON'T TAKE A MINUTE! wj.wxn.rm.6. VIENR Wfcl WJG4VBS JOS1 CftU-tP CM, TCKR. I SWOUl-t? MfWE HEffflD SOPff UOKDFROtt

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