The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1953 · Page 9
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SATURDAY, MAY 80,1988 BLYTHETTIjliI (ARK.) COURIER NBW1 PAGE NINB OUR BOARDING HOUiE — with Mojo* HoopU I DIDN'T.' I WAS JUST **S FISHINS FOR SARDINES AND HOOKED A MftRLIMf TO MB HE JOST R^ JU»T«TK.UCK<#« 8RID6£ THAT SIM* RASCAL io PAYIMS «i,<?co, you HAPPewED TO LOOK LIKE-A ©LSV WHO MAO OLO <SOME- ODy LUMBER RIGHTS IM -fHft PETRIFIED ,, „ . tCLO SANTA'S REINDEER FOR OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Willlami IV« OCT1M TMOLKJHT TW H<7»» KTIPT OUH THBIU. HUWTIW POWN ID ABOUT WHSRB IT SMOULP OH, I JUST WANT \ ID 6ES WHUT IT ] FEEL.* LIKE TO M i IN TK MIDPL6 Of \ OME OP THESE DUST I PEVILS--BUTMY / HOSS WDOLPNT / ao »JTD rr.' /^ Great wavelik* movements havt been detected in Wisconsin's Lake Mendota even though the surface is calm. INSULATION For cool comfort this summer, have your home insulated br Home Service Co. Now. Furniture Storage Public Hauling Moving Pick Up & Delivery Home Service Co. Bill \5'undcrl!ch 505 S. 21st Ph. 3545 Sulphur dichloride vapor reacts with many paints, inks and varnishes, causing them to dry in a matter of seconds. GOOD USED FURNITURE We mre now using the second floor of our store exclusively for user! furniture. We feel by doing this we can serve our customers better in three ways, 1. We can give you more for your used furniture on new. X. If you want to boy- good used furniture we will bare It. 3. If yon want to sell used furniture we will buy It. In any of the three cases we would like the opportunity of figuring with yon. Alvin Hardy FURNITURE CO. 113 E. Main Ph. 23K FOR RENT MOVIE CAMERAS and PROJECTORS All New Kodak Equipment 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 clear and natural tone. "AUDIOTONE" is approved by the American Medical Association. Come In for a FREE demonstration. Kirby Drug Stores Parts and Supplies for All Cars, Trucks and Tractors W'H o'-L E S A L E 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 BARON Anthony Morton 9orr»t9HT mi ir JOHN ciuiir - XXV TIE put the parcel and the smaller books into the haversacks, and went to the garage. It was locked, but one of the watchman's keys fitted it There were three cars. At the back were several sacks, clean and new The strong hessian would , easily bold the books. He filled two. tied the necks with cord, and went to find a hiding place (or them. There was a thick hedge only a few yards from the oak tree— laurel which had been allowed to grow high and wide before it was trimmed. He stuffed the large sacks into it The front door was still ajar, but he wanted to be off. He unfastened the gray, led him from beneath the shelter of the oak, and tried to mount. The haversacks made him lose his balance. At his second attempt, he swung into the saddle all right, and settled the haversacks on his back. "Off we go!" he said. The gray moved forward eagerly. Then: Crackl He felt a thud but no pain. He darted a glance behind him, and saw the front door wide open and a man standing on the steps, gun in hand. He fired again. The gray, scenting the danger, broke into a canter, which changed to a gallop. The shooting quickened, sharp cracks in the night. He heard men running on the gravel, heard the garagt doors swing open and crash back; suddenly-the drive was illuminated in n great beam of light They were getting a car out of the garage. There was no more shooting; he was out of small arms range. He had to slow down to open the gates, and might have to di«mount. They stopped In front of the rfaics, and the handle was fairly I high—Uarmeriag could IMO for* ward and touch it. He pulled, and the gray edged away as the gate came slowly open. Now the light from the headlamps shone on the wrought iron, casting a wider and brighter beam, and the powerful hum of the engine sounded near. The gray, going at a good quick canter, seemed glad to be oc i 'the move. A cottage loomed up on his right, then another, next h little terrace of them; he was in the village. Mannering knew where he was; he had passed along behind the village to get to Marchant and remembered a grass field on his right, leading to a small wood bordering the main road to Li- thom. If he skirted the wood, he would reach a by-road which he could cross easily: from there he would be able to approach Lithom village from the south, and enter the parkland by the South Lodge gates. It would add half an hour to his journey, but he would avoid the men in the car. He reached the vvood, and rode along the .edge. Now and again he saw a glow of headlights through the trees. The car seemed to be moving slowly, he could Imagine that the men were waiting to shoot on sight. He hitched the haversacks up on his back more comfortably, and settled down to a steady trot TIE bathed .and shaved ( and, by •"••"•half-past 'eight, went to look at the books. One of the first he handled was small and dumpy— nearly two inches thick. A small round hole was drilled .uvthe front cover; the hole looked newly made. A bullet had gone most of the way through, and touched the back cover; only th< book bad saved him. He put this book aside before Lorna saw It. While one or two of the other books were really old and valuable, moti w«r« Interwt- ing collectors' items, but no more. The small book which he had found in the writing-desk was an early Italian production, illuminated in red and black. He put the papers in a drawer in the dressing table and locked it, then prepared to take the booki to the library. Mannering's heart was in his mouth as he walked along the passage. If anyone saw him carrying the haversacks, they would be curious: and he didn't want to answer questions. He reached the library unseen. Then he heard footsteps. 999 'T'HERE was a shelf, half empty, near him. He grabbed the sarks and tucked them behind some books—and as he turned around, the door opened and Longley's fair' head appeared. The sergeant looked startled. "Hallo! You're up early." "Catching worms," said Mannering lightly. "Plenty of worms in some of this stuff." said Longley, frowning. "It's a shame, they ought to have been looked after better. That chap Wilbertorce iust didn't know hi» job. 1 don't think much damage is done—-the worst I came across yesterday I dumped down there." He glanced at the piles of books. "What's brought you here, sir?" "You recommended a visit." Longley laughed. "I didn't think you'd come before breakfast. I've had mine— haven't seen Mary this morning, have you?" Mannering couldn't miss the eagerness in the detective's voice. "She's probably still asleep," he said dryly, and glanced at the books; his own pile looked conspicuous. "Well, I'll get along to breakfast—leave those three pilei for me, will you?" He pointed. "What ar« they?" asked Longley. "Oddments I've had Inqulrlet for at Quinns," said Mannering, "if there's going U> be a sale, 1 may at well be In on the ground floor." "Always with an eye to business," said Longley. "I won't touch cm." <T« B* Television— Tonite, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis, Channel SATURDAY NIGHT, MAI 30 6:00 My Hero 6:30 Ted Mack 7:00 Show of Shows 8:30 Lone Ranger 9:00 Juniper Junction 9:30 Abbott •& Costello 10:00 News 10:10 Weather 10:15 Sightseeing With Swayzcei 10:30 "Wrestling 11:30 News 11:35 To Be Announced 12:05 News 12:10 Sign Off SUNDAY, MAY SI 10:15 Previews and Newa 10:30 Film Peaturette 11:00 Hippodrome 11:30 Frontiers of Faith 12:00 Zoo Parade 12:30 Beulah 1:00 Burns and Allen 1:30 Future Unlimited 2:00 Roy Rogers 2:30 Ethel & Albert 3:00 The Chimps 3:15 Sunday Muslcale 3:30 pzzie & Harriet 4:00 Meet the Presi 4:30 Slim Rhodes 4:55 News 5:00 Red Skelton 5:30 Mr. Peepers 6:00 Comedy Hour 7:00 TV Playhouse 8:00 Stu Erwin 8:30 Favorite Story 9:00 I Love Lucy 9:30 News 9:40 Weather 9:45 Toast of the Town 10:45 Private Secretary 11:15 News 11:20 Big Picture 11:50 Sign Off BIONDAY, JUNE 1 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Ding Dong School . 8:30 Arthur Godfrey ' 9:00 TV Shopper 9:30 Strike It Rich 10:00 Beth Marsh 10:15 Love of Life 10:30 Search for Tomorrow 10:45 Arthur Godfrey 11:00 Storyland 11:15 Guiding Light 11:30 Garry Moore 12:00 Meditation 12:10 News 12:20 Farm News 12:30 Homemakers Program 1:00 Big Payoff 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 Industry On Parade 4:45 Hartoons 5:00 Flicker Comics 5:15 News 5:25 Weatherman 5:30 Bob and Ray. 5:45 News Caravan 6:00 Paul Winchell 0:30 Howard Barlow 7:00 Cisco Kid 7:30 Robert Montgomery 8:30 Who Said That 9:00 This Is Your Life 9:30 News Reporter 9:45 Tonight in Sports 9:55 Weather ' 10:00 Wrestling 10:45 News 11:00 Man Against Crlma 11:30 Suspense 12:00 News 12:05 Sign Off Read Courier newi classified Ada. Insulation costi ao little, tmiffe JtoaM 1100. Keeps heat out In lum- mer— wvcs fuel In vlntcr. Phone ui for titlnuu •»€ easy termi. E. C. Robinson LUMBER CO. "Land iakai! If the young; man who call* that carrying-on •inging Isn't being horsewhipped, he certainly ought to be!" FRICKLES AND HIS PRIINDS keep WITH ir/ THOSt CATS our THBRe WILL WE IF WE- DONT Feet) 'CM HOT MUSK/ NOW TO Stt HOW OUR . •PKJM-OJHN' voreowr OOTV WELL., WOULDNT TOU KNOW/ OUR QUEEN Beg THIS TEAR IS —- I GOT SOME MORE V <K/ YOU C4N S« ^ STUCF PER >A. MISS li THAT AGAIN/ Utftl THSSi ITU.HN "\ B»CK OOOR AGAIN/THCAt I MEEKER 'vDlfPE SUBE I BRING IT IM, VASES LDVELV TMELMA) HAD ME UOPPW ILL ~^! oeniN'iWESsonT, V MR.GRUNDY/ MORNING / TUEV SURE ARE, MARTHA.. OH.'O«/THERE'S Tut JUST WHEN I WAS MAY I LISTEN TO MY COWBOY PROGRAM NOW THOSE BURM ME UP! ENJOYING- S THE BALL) WILD PITCH AND ANOTHER RUM SCORES! Cb AMP HUKRM 5EK65ANT7 THERE'S NO TELUNS WHAT HE'LL. POJ BEFORE THE JOKEKCAN RECOVER FROM THE IMPACT OF THE GRAPEFRUIT VIC HUKLEP AT HIM... mi » no. 5«n». to*. T. ". he u. I. rm. on. ,..WJ5S LIMEVJVCK FROK TtV N,MOK! ID SEEN 'ER RIDE PA6TIW SHOP WOT 30 WMUTES IAWKS! PO VOU KWOW WHO 6HE SOOD GRIEF! I NEVER SMJ THIS PL&CE BEFORE 1 . TIMW.INS THRU K, WOODED M?EA. IN THE DA.RK.PEMWY L05ES HER SEWSE OF SHE WN5 WIW BELOW TH 1 WHITE 'OKSE.SK! WHEN! SNNSHE WAS PEM5 I DROVE BNCK '(.RP KS I COULD! ...BUT WHY SHOULD I BOTHER TO EXPLAIN ALL THIS ID A BIS IGNORANT APE UKE -rOU/ YES.-tOU.VOU CRAB-EYED APE? \ CLCM/N! WHAT RIGHT Mpp I YOU GOT BULLING YOUR WAY INTO ONE OF MY PLAYS ANYHOW? AND IN SUCH DOPETY LOOKING CLOTHES/I SAINTS PRESERVE us!! -rsK'.TSrO. YOU'RE SHAKESPEARE? VOU WROTS THIS BLOODY MESS I'VE JUST •ASSDED MYSOOP MAN,MOST OF IT DID HWPEN, YOUKNCW, IT WASN'T TOO PlFFICUUT/ _ 50 THERE TOU AJK SET OUT Or THERE , AW &O TO WORK / , BUW,LOAFeR,NO-<=OOP/ THi* i* A turn, tpur CON< OUT flf. A WHILE WITH Mf FAVORITi COMIC POOK/ HOW'P FINP ME ? I FISSEREP THAT 6POT VJ/& GOOP PER ALL MORNINS '. irk UWRPBOUT TlMl FOR Mft'ftM. AW'

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