The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1953 · Page 12
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 195i BLTTH'EVTLLE fARK.)' CWJRTER PACT OUR BOARDING HOUSI — witti Major HoopU OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams fHKT'4 8AtJf IF THAT'S ALL WEVfi SOT TO THEY'LL MAV6 TO HOIST USOOTATH' TRUCK LIK& 6AND6A6S/ YOU DON'T KNOW A JO», MAM--7HEY MADB ME TH' COMIC FER.THAT OUTFIT.' THB REALTY COMIC& HAVE MAKS 'EM LOOK FUNNV; SHE DIRECTS TH' CHORUS, BUT TH6V MAPE ME TH DIRECTOR OP TH' HULL TV SHOW SMOKES, WHUT A JOB: GREAT CAESAR ,6NUFpy/ >t3UR EKiTIRS CARGO CONSISTS OF BAKtHD B5AMS/ IF We SUBSIST CM THAT SOLID FARE FOR THE WHOL6 , ViE'LL SE SO HEFTY WE MAY 66 roe. BUFFALOES/ A FEW • HAM8URSER6 AT SOME i FASHION- , ABLB * HA5HER.V/ LP YOURSELVES to -THE SEfflJS, 60YS: THE WORRY! WART •/OH FILEPTHE IMPORTANT TOPE I KNOW THE TAPE YOU 6WE PA^KA— OF THE A^TEPOIP PATRO. ANYTWNo TO INOZIWNATE ME. TO VISIT 6UAMOE- •SOMETHING HAPPENED TOlOl). WE'D FINP THE PI6HTONE WHEN WE IN CELL- AT PLKNETEEIZ REFRIGERATION and Electrical Appliance Repair All Work Guaranteed TOMMY BOGUN Phone 3046 or 9734 Insulation costs so little, average home J100. Keeps heat out in. sum- mer—sares fuel in winter. Phone us for estimate and easy terms. E. C. Robinson LUMBER CO. FLOORS Laid, Sanded and Finished! « Asphalt Tile • Rubber Tile • Linoleum Tile • Inlaid Linoleum • Wall Tile Cabinet Tops Installed All Wor/c Guaranteed Free Estimate EUBANKS and STOREY Phone 2239 Fox Loses to Woman LIBERTY. Ind. (Pi — The weaker sex? Not Mrs. Perry Lafuze. A grey For cool comfort this summer, have your home insulated by Home Service Co. Now. Furniture Storage Public Hauling Moving Pick Up & Delivery Home Service Co. Bill WnnderUch 505 S. 21.il Ph. 3545 fox ran at her as she was closing a door in her chicken house, bu she grabbed a board and beat the animal to death. None of her 36 laying hens was harmed by the fox J Television SERVICE ANY MAKE PA Systems for Sale or Rent PHILCO FACTORY SERVICE Blayiock's N. Hlijihwaj 61 Ph. 3172 FOR RENT MOVIE CAMERAS and PROJECTORS All New Kodak Equipment Offered in a Large Selection BARNEYS DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Phone 3647 THE BTOHY Pr*r Morrlaon, • raliftirnin-bound Inntcd by 7.nd Ihirtirn, a rono onllnTT. At Two Rlvi-rn, Pclp a flKM with Gafce Cox, »n< JDnrnex' Men. | rv IpETE MORRISON had time to "^ shave and bathe before the (supper gong sounded. He knew rthat his safety depended upon Zad JBarnes, and so he left his gun in jhis room and walked bareheaded Unto the dining room. Zad and .four or five other white men were (already seated at the table. Gabe about what supplies the company would be likely to need. "I'm sending a fast express to Los Angeles," he said, "and it'll be the last supply train to get back be/ore winter. Better have a list of what you need." "DARNES sat a good table, and ^ the men were waited upon by the same young squaw who doubled as chambermaid. Through an open door Pete caught sight of an older Indian woman at the stove, 'Cox was missing. The men glanced but he saw nothing more ol Betty lat Pete, and their eyes revealed Barnes. There was not a great deal of talk and the trouble between Gabe Cox and Pete was not mentioned again. However, Pete noticed that the men at the table made considerable effort to agree jthat they noticed the, absence of Pete's gun. "Poor old Gabe," one of the men chuckled. "He'll have to eat soup through a straw for a month." "You broke his jaw," Zad told Pete. "That's too had." Zad said, "about them emigrants iyou were talking about. I've been thinking it over and it looks like we might work out a deal." "Good." "If they come through within the next month they can fatten Itheir stuff in High Valley, and Imove down here later. I'll sell 'em ; what supplies they need, and only icharge 'em two-bits a head a irnonth for winter grnze." have to pny that. This river iboltom is as free to us as it is to the bed post, but when h« drew it iyou." Barnes said, "Of course you Idon't have to pay it, but it would 'be wis,e, These Injuns get mighty hungry in the winter time." Polo said, "I think Captain Wilkinson will be able to defend himself." He saw Xari Barnes give an involuntary start. "Who did you say?" Barnes j asked cautiously. j "Wilkinson. He's captain of. the (party I'm talking about." "What's his first name?" "Nathan. You know him?" "Never heard of him," Barnes growled, and Pete knew that again Zad lied. Barnes began to talk Nate Wilkinson's name. He didn't with anything Zad were Zad Barnes' thought. said, men, These Pete Pete lingered at the table until 300 miles away. the rest arose, then went back to his room. It was getting dark, but before lighting the coal-oil lamp he hung a blanket over the one window and closed the door. It wasn't the first lime a blanket had been hung there, he saw, for there fere nails conveniently placed. After lighting the lamp his first concern was to see if his gun had Pete said coolly, "I don't think been tampered with. It was still n the holster he had hung upon out there was a rolled up paper in the trigger guard. He opened it with a little suppressed excitement arid read, "Don't trust anybody here. Your life is in danger. Get away as quick as possible." It was unsigned and the letters ;ere large, like those made by a child who had only recently learned to write. He had no doubt at all that it had been written by Betty Barnes. While not inclined to disregard tempt to leave during the night than to wait until daybreak. And there was always the chance that Zad Barnes thought he would have a good chance to plunder the emigrants if they came to Two Rivers that winter. The thing that worried him most was Zad's apparent recognition of see how it was possible, for Nate had never before been West—or at least so Nate had said. • * • TDETE's own decision was a tough 1 one to make. If he said the word Wilkinson would come on with the 20 or more families in his company, and they would be taking a desperate chance with Zad Barnes. Pete knew what would happen if the Indians attacked. That evening Pete had studied lis maps and he knew that while Two Rivers was in the extreme corner of one territory, High Valey was across the line in another. It would make it extremely difficult to appeal to the law for any ielp, and in fact he had been told jy one high in authority that it was impossible for the territorial officials to do anything—and the nearest Army post was more than Ihe warning, Pete believed lhat ft grants, would be mure dangerous to at-' All Zad Barnes had to do was stir up his Indians and Wilkinson's larty might be completely wiped out, even though it numbered some 40 fighting men. And yet the only practical way to destroy Barnes' power was to establish a permanent settlement at Two divers. Pete had already decided that since he was footloose he would spend the winter with Wilkinson's larty to give them what protection le could. • Nothing happened to him that night, and after breakfast he prepared to leave for the north. Once nore he saw the Navajo who had puzzled him. Pete could speak several Indian dialects but Navajo was not one of them. The proud and arrogant Tobey was also around, but Pete avoided lim. Tobey was obviously Barnes 1 man; perhaps the chief who had ed previous raids on the emt- (To B« Continued) Television— Tonite, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis. Channel 5 WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JUNE IT 6:00 I Married Joan 6:30 Music Hall 7:00 TV Theatre 8:00 Boxing 8:45 News Weekly 9:00 Death Valley Day» 9:30 News Reporter 8:45 Tonight In Sport* 9:55 Weather 10:00 Big Town 10:30 Rocky King 11:00 News 11:05 Racket Squad 11:35 Industry on Parade 11:50 News 12:00 Slim Off THURSDAY, JUNE 18 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 Hair Stylist 10:15 Love of Life 10:30 Search for Tomorrow 10:45 Christopher 11:00 storyland 11:15 Guiding Light 11:30 Garry Moore 12:00 Meditation 12:10 News !2:20 Farm News 12:30 Homemakers Program 1:00 Break the Bank 1:30 Welcome Travelers 2:00 On Your Account 2:30 Ladles Choice 3:00 Hawkins Falls 3:15 Gabby Hayes 3:30 Howdy Doody 4:00 Berl Olswanger 4:30 Wild Bill Hickok 5:00 Flicker Comics 5:15 News 5:25 Weatherman 5:30 Dinah Shore 5:45 News Caravan 6:00 Groucho Marx 6:30 TV Theatre 7:00 Dragnet 7:30 Theatre 8:00 Martin Kane 8:30 Arthur Godfrey 9:00 My Little Margi* 9:30 News Reporter 9:45 Tonight in Sports 9:55 Weather 10:00 Playhouse of Stars 10:30 Alan Young 11:00 News 11:05 Club Embassy 11:20 Quick As A Flash 11:50 News 12:00 Sign Off "My mother and father took muiic but th«y hart no talent —JO they mad* up their mind» I'd have $om«!" FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS ^FRECKLES. I'VE HAD ENOUGH \ OKAY f\ OF THIS MOPIN& AROUND; I MOW/ I 6ET BUSY AMD .CLt/W UP , k YOUR. ROOM- ITS A DI5SRACE/ Tb waff His . MIND FK*UUN(/ HEARD A SOUMD IN FRECKLES' ROOIA FOR IO MINUTES.' 1 WONPER — NW/B6 SINCE HIS WIFE / Hpff INHERITED AU. THAT I HOW ABOUT DOUGH, HE FIGURES HE\ SOME ACTION! DONT HAVE TO.' WiATlCWT FIGURE, IISHOWZIPWRUOW • (SETS AWAY WITH m [HE'S IN HERE AN WFU1.LOT WEN DOES HE WORK? The BAIT SHOP No. Highwoy 61 Minnows - Roaches Worms Tackle — Motor Boat Oil — Candy — Cold Drinks Open 4 a.m. — Close 6 p.m. FREE! 50 Minnows each ufven to the Fisherman catching Biggest Grapple. Plenty Free Parking Space Bobbie Davis Phone 2701-After hrs 8884 TV and RADIO SERVICE Irons and Small Appliances Repaired Sonny Mathis ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. 2«« W. Main Ph. Mil LAST I DREAMED YOU 6OU&HT ME AM OUTBOARD MOTOR FOR FATHER'S DAY! NOW WHAT DO YOU SUPPOSE THAT MEANS? IT MEAN'S YOU •SHOULDN'T EAT HERRING SANDWICHES BEFORE GOING- TO BED 1 * '—~- ••' WONDER - , .DREAMS MEAN g I ^3 ANYTHING •UEVATORS NfE CLOS&? US MUST HAVI 5ESN (J6! . 1IH ta Hit, 9fntH, lit«. T. M. Rifc V. 9. Pit. of NOD, FOUND POI50U, POCTOR WSS UMEWYCK Hf>,P GOOD But VOU HftP OWLV SHE KEPT QUIET BECMJ5E SHE DWJED NOT RISK WO INVESTI6ATION! POLICE MIGHT HMD SUED PLMOTED THE BESIDES, SHE KftD W-RErW ACHIEVEP HER PURPOSE— C0W\IIMCIW<? YOUi 5UH, THAT PENNV'S MIWD WAS AFFECTEP! "IOONT KNOW WCREDIBLE.BUt. GO TELL PEWWV I CA.IJS6 TO FEN? HER COUSIMl l PW UWvE¥WCK.'S HO . FOUND POISOM Ik! FOOP MISSXWORP 0.5 TO HOW BURKE GM6 KLR EECENTW-V IfSOr THERE! SHE FELT OMLY PITV FOR THIS MENTALW UNBAL- AMCEP 6IRL,.EVEM KEPT IT QUIET, TO WELD HER FROM SCAWPAL— POISOM HERSELF!. HUMPH.' DOC'S OL' TIME MACHINE MUST BE H/KY- MX RIGHT MOW,/ GIVE 11V ALLEY, TAKE IT / RB3AAD3 TO EASY...W£'LL BE I ALL THE FOLKS ALONG TO PICK X IM MOO.' 1DU UP IN ABOUT THREE WEEKS. ..I LEFT IT WA-f OVER BV ^ FENCE.' THAT* JUST IT...I DIDN'T LEAVE IT IN THE PRIV6WVY THAT'LL TEACH YA NOT T' LEAVE Iff. ~K»f> IN TH'PKIVEWAY, CICERO/ - AUNT PETUNIA RAN OVER MV , WASON.' Wt'O OU6WT TO Bt MOOT. QWE.T

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