The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1953 · Page 13
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 87. 1988 _ _ _ OUR BOARDING HOUSI — wHfc Mofrr Hoopk BLI'lHBffLl/E (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE 1J11MUM 6R AWSP ME, MA30R, OLD _ gOY?—THE FORTOMWE F6ULOW <\WSk£D IS TME CORONATION MUST PROVIDE AN EXTR'ORD'N'RY SIFT — MftY I TACTFULLY 5USSEST A LAR6E DIAMOND H00PI.& YOU £EEK IS R615IHAUD ALgAM LIKE THE KOHIMOOR, A 6A8L&J 6EDSPREAO, P6RHAPS~c>RT AMD I ANY LITTL6 Pv-~^ ALMOST WORTH OUT OUR WAY By J. R. WilHamt HEMIOHTTRy IT-MIGHT B£ FOO-ENOUSH TD--AN; Boy, VOU'P SEE SUMP'N.' WHEN YOU'P LOVE TO LIVE FOREVER i",;S ,$IK! THAT NATIVE &IRLMELLO, THE ONE vou SPINS TO HOSPITAL! KEUT TKIEPToWl-U /V.eU-OFOPTWSilT «** TO BE SO/ME KIND NOTHING ON THAT TAPE THAT HEURJ -..JlWA EOl/TWE EEFOKTOFTHE Paso, Tex., li the largest TJ. 8. city on the Mexican border; Juarei Is the largest Mexican city on the American border. For cool comfort Mill summer, have your home insulated by Home Service Co. Now. Furniture Storage Public Hauling Moving Pick Up & Delivery Home Service Co. Bill Wunderlich 505 S. 21st Ph. 354S A «peclei of fish, known In Maine as the dollarflsh, is called the butterfish in Massachusetts and pumpkin seed In Connecticut. GOOD USED FURNITURE We »rc now using the second floor of our store'exclusively for used furniture. We feel by doing this we can serve our customers better in three wayi. 1. We can five you more for your »sed furniture on new. J. If you want to buy pood used furniture we will hare H. S. If yoa want to sell used furniture we will buy it. In any of fchc three cases we would like the opportunity of figuring with yo«. Alvin Hardy FURNITURE CO. 113 E. Main Ph. 23«2 FOR RENT MOVIE CAMERAS and PROJECTORS All New Kodak Equipment 1 Offered in a Large Selection BARNEYS DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Phone 3647 DEAF? Now there Is no need to let Impaired hearing handicap you in business or in social activities. The new "AUDIO- TONE" Hearing Aid may help you regain the joys of better hearing. This tiny Instrument has many advanced engineering features, such as its printed circuits which eliminates most servicing problems, yet has a powerful,beautifully clpar and natural tone. "AtJDIOTONE" Is approved by the American Medical Association. Come in for a FREE demonstration. Kirby Drug Stores TV Service-Center NEIL ROSS Trained Technician for radio and television repair, industrial electronics, and basic radio engineering. For Service Dial 3816 BOOKS FOR THE AnHiony Morton BAR ON i w KHH cMiwr • wfrtmrrra IT Hit srtrrct. fwC xxn 'ANNERINO leaned forward • touching the ledge with on hand and the fitting with the other He gripped tightly, and swung himself from the branch. H< bumped igalnst the wall and hi right hand slipped, but he helc fast with his .left. Graduallr he found a grip with his other hand first on the fitting, then on the ledge. He hung down, his fee touching the shutter of. the window immediately below—it gave him » little support. He hauled himself up. He opened a thin knife-blade. The catch was old fashioned, but inot of the screw type; he woulc ibe able to force it back withou I much trouble. He worked at It igently. It had been oiled recently. ,and moved without much trouble! IHe pushed It farther and farther back, pressing close against the window at the time. The stone ledge hurt his knees; he kept eas- •ing them. When he judged that the catch was about to spring open, he . .pressed his left hand against the . glass, then exerted a little extra pressure with the knife. The catch sprang back, but because he was pressing the glass, the noise was slight He took out the jimmy, forced the chisel edge between the window and the frame, and levered I ' at it gently. The chisel made a !>«dqnt in the wood at first, but did I'if not move the window. When he tried again the window opened a , quarter of an inch. Soon it wss wide enough for him to get his fingers beneath it. The window opened without much noise. He stood by the window, still staring at the bed. Then he stepped forward, and peered closer; yes, It was emply. He turned and looked into the grounds. Waiting and watching irked him, but he had to bear them. If Gncltlcn's men had seen him, tliey would show themselves, He tried two; they were locked, but they could do little more than report to Gadden—they could hardly warn the man they were secretly watching. He went to the door. Th« room opened on to i wide passage, off which led several other rooms. If the doors were locked, forcing them would take precious time. He opened the nearest door without trouble, and peered in. There were twin beds, and a young couple occupied them, both facing the window; their face's were light. lit up by the moon- Then he tried the next, which was also unlocked. He stepped inside, glad of the carpet; there had been carpets in all the rooms and in the passage, helping him to teep quiet. In the double bed here, lay one man. Mannering went forward, treading lightly. The man's face was ,urned away from the window. He .reached the bed, and bent over the sleeping man—a iat man. It was Wilfrid Fenner. • • * PENNER slept peacefully, his - 1 breathing soft and even. The >edclothes were pulled up round iis neck, so that only his face and lead showed. Mannering turned away from he bed and went to the dressing able. Now the light was good ^nough for him to see everything he needed to, without switching n his torch. He made no sound. There were all the usual oddments :S well as a neat pile of copper nd silver, a small bunch of keys ,nd a pen-knife. He took the keys nd slipped them into his-pocket. He walked quiedy down the arpetcd stairs, past pictures—all andscapes; no ancestral portraits. a at Lithom Hall. This hall was quare, and from it led a wide assuge, which ran alongside the Win. There were five tall, dark oors. and one would lead to the omostic quarters. and It wasn't likely that Fenner would trouble to lock the door leading to the kitchen. The third door, a few feet away from the foot of the stairs, on his left, was unlocked. He saw a crack of light. Mannering pushed the door gently. If it squeaked, he would have to move fast. It didn't squeak; soon he was able to see the back of a man sitting at the table, and a corner of a newspaper. He stepped inside. There was liair carpet on this floor too; no risk of his shoes squeaking 00. polished linoleum. The man read on. Mannermg crept forward. " Only a yard separated him from :he night watchman. Mannering positioned himself carefully and gripped the man around the neck. ''THE man fought desperately and swung his arm around, hoping to land a back-hander. He missed, then grabbed at a heavy cup, failed to get a hold on it but swept it from the table. The noise was like a thunderclap. Mannering pressed more tightly. His victim couldn't get up, his struggles gradually grew weaker. At last he slumped back in his chair, eyes half-open and glazed. Mannering took his hands away, and let the fellow fall forward against the table. Mannering took a handkerchief from the man's pocket and tied it around his mouth to gag him; then took some cord and tied him to Ihe chair, arms behind it, legs to the chair legs. His victim's eyelids were flickering. Mannering ran through his pockets, found a bunch of keys and put them with the one which ic had token from Fenner's dress- ng table. Then he turned towards the door. He opened it wider, and stood listening. There was a loud icking — the sound of a grandfather clock. He stepped Into the passage, .urnlng left. Something jabbed Into his back, and a man said: "Don't move." (T« Be Continued) In Mexico, 18-year-old persons can vote if they are married. Television— . Tonite, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis, Channel 5 WEDNESDAY NIGHT, MAY 27 6:00 I Married Joan. 6:30 Range Rider 7:00 TV Theatre 8:00 Boxing 8:45 News Weekly 9:00 Death Valley Days 9:30 News Reporter 9:45 Tonight in Sports O: B - Weather 10:30 Hocky King 11:05 I've Got A Secret .11:35 Industry On Parade 11:50 News 12:00 Sign Off THURSDAY, MAY 28 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Ding Dons School 8:30 Arthur Godfrey 9; 00 TV Shopper 9:30 Strike It Rich 10:00 Hair st»l<-t 10:15 Love of Life 10:30 Searc.i for Tomorrow 10:45 Christopher 11:00 Storylnnd 11:15 r,uidir>R Lght 11;30 Garry Moore 12:00 Meditation 12:10 News 12:20 Farm News 12:30 Homemakers Program 1:00 Break the Bank 1:30 Welcome Travelers 2:00 Kate Smith 3:00 Hawkins Palls 3:15 Gabby Hayes 3:30 Howdy Doody 4:00 Berl Olswanger 4:30 Wild Bill Hlckok 5:00 Flicker Comics 5:15 News 5:25 Weather 5:30 Dinah Shore 5:45 News Caravan 6:00 Groucho Marx 6:30 Unexpected 7:00 Dragnet 7:30 Theatre 8:0'0 Martin Kane 8:30 Arthur Godfrey 9:00 My Little Margie 9:30 News Reporter 9:45 Tonight In Sports 9:55 Weather 10:00 Playhouse of Stars 10:30 Ken Murray 11:00 News 11:05 Club Embassy ' 11:20 It's News To Me 11:50 News 12:00 Sign Off r. 1M) by MA ttHHt, hfc "Ltt't hid* h*r« till w»'r« »ur« th«y'r» part, Doe—it wouldn't do for my son to catch m« afttr tht l«ctur« I gave him yesterday'about playing hooky!" PRICKLES AND HIS FRIINDS fWM-POMS THIS YEAR/ rrs BEAUTIFUL, On, HAPPY BUCKS/ IF THEr'D JUST HAVE- PROMS EVERY WEEK. HO BE ON EASf FRECKLES! 1 LIKE BETTER. THAN AN ORCHID t HOMESTLY / V- 19M br NCA 8*nfc«. Inc. T. M. R*g. u. S. f M. OH I KNONTWT WOMAN KNOWS ME/ WE WERE JUST INTRODUCED VESTER»Y...K>W QUEER/ OOCO MORNING, WKY,SHEOSU0ERATELY MRS. STEWART,. SNUBBED ME / ALWAYS SHOWERS FOR THE MOTHER-TO-BE!! 1 HOW ABOUT POOP. Sr MR. BOTTS? DO YOU KNOW rIE DID?? WE'RE GIVNG- A SHOWER MRS. BOT TONieHT Conr-1953 by NEA.asiilen, Inc. I NOW IF I CAN JUST SUP My HASPS UNPEK NW THE JOKER! TOWN / VQ ANYTHING TO PISTRACT THEKE! NOW FOR THE 6f\&.' NO TINE. TO LOSE! CALL THE rOUCE WHILE I WORK ON IVSY KNOTS. FEET SO THAT THEY Ccp^1953 by HEA S«nje». jna. T. M. R«g. U. S. P.t.Off. PM SWD TOM"? WHY, 1CMH BELIEUE- y SHE'LL HMIE A \ HMM..THEK.ES DIP BLEEK «IWn SHE LIEP TO ME.TO0..ABCLIT ft LOT OF EKPUIWIN3 \NOW! I'LL ASK HOW PENN/ SKWJDFMHER. WM1TS SOU TO USE THB COTTftSE ANP CONTINUE YOUR. RE5EARCMR.K.EEK.. WHV SHOULD INTERFERE.AFTER HE'S SOME?' MAYBE SHE ALSO LIEPABOUr { TO DO WHEH I GET BUT WHY?! LIMEWYOC 5NP VOU TOLD HER YOU W0ULR,, ANOCfXLLEPME PEWENTEP! THAT'S WHATVOU THINK! THOU'ST BEEN LISTENING LET FALL THY \ TOO MUCM TO BLADE ON VULNERABLE!! WlTCHES'TALES! CRESTS; i BEAR. A ACCURSED BE THAT TONGUE/ THEN THAT TELLS / YIELD THEE ME 5O...TLL I COWARD.' NOT FIGHT I WILL NOT YIELD TO KISS THE GROUND BEFORE YOUNG MALCOLM'S FEET Guaranteed Watch Repair $3-50 ...BUT THAT WON'T Be , NECESSARY.' TH' 6UY*. 60NNA TO** HIM IN TH' P/WVK...HE1L MOWN.' THAT YOU PKOTCL Nf IN THIS PlMCTON, SIRE.' I A?f KECIATE YOUR 6OLICITUPS, SUV'NOR... Your watch Is disassembled, cleaned, pivots polished and hair-spring adjusted. Chronographs and automatics not included. 3 Day Service Thompson reait JEWELER Next Door to Wade Furn. APPLIANCES WALPOLE ELECTRIC IIS S. 2nd Ph. 1.171 Emerjenc.y Ph. 4841 or MJ7 Sat. Afternoons—

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