The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 29, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 29, 1955
Page 7
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SATURDAY, JANUARY to, 19M BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SETTEM OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major Hooplt OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williami ALL W6 HAVE TO DO IS SDBSTITUTe THE FR6SH AIR MEAR THE FLOOR FOR THE STALE, WARM AIR THAT MAM BREATHES HE (M! WITH BETTEI? AIR TO IMHALB, MAM MlgMT ADD TWO SCORE YEARS TO HIS LIFE •SPAM/ AM EPOCHAL DID VOU EVER HEAR THE ONE ABOUT THE WAITRESS AND THE SECTION BOSS? JOVS.' THE PROBLEM 50 SIMPLE, Ver IT MOCKS EVEN) MY TALENT/ -— I MOST BB DEgP.BREATH, AMD CARRV OtJ MOUTH AMP EAR DISEASE AMERICAN, NERD, 7HAT5 STRICTLY 3-D IN Mf . BOOK. BUT PEF' WOCD siewri ' / IF OF L ^/mvtsk PAREKIS fX) HAVE V*OS OF T«l«viiion — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel 5 Saturday Night. Jan. 29 8:00 Imogens Coca 8:30 Star Theatre 9:00 George Gobel 9:30 Hit Parade 10:00 City Dcteciiv* 10:30 The Vise 11.00 They Stand Accused 12:00 Sign Off Sunday, Jan. 30 9:40 News &, Meditation 9:45 Industry on Paraaa iO:00 U. 3. A, Unlimited 10:30 The Christophers 11:00 This Is the Life 11:30 Mr. Wizard 12:00 Twenty Questions 12:30 Frontiers of Faith 1:00 American Inventory 1:30 Youth Wants to Know 2J)0 Princeton '55 2:30 American Forum of •lie Air 3:00 Juvenile Jury 3:30 Zoo Pnradt; 4:00 Hall o! Fame 4:30 Conversation with Edward Strelchen 5:00 Meet the Press 5:30 Hoy Roper* 6:00 People Arc Funny 8:30 Max Liebman Presents "Variety 1 — '-In color B:00 TV Plnymuse 9:00 Racket Squad 9:30 Corliss Archer 10:00 News & Weather • 10:15 Clete Robem 10:30 The Name's The Hume 11:00 The Medic 11:30 BlR Picture 12:00 Sign Off 6:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather 7:30 Today 7:55 Memphis Today 8:00 Today 8:25 Memphis Today 8:30 Today 8:55 Exercises with Cathy 9:00 Dint,' Dong School 9:30 Storyland 9:45 Shopping at Home 10:00 Home Show 11:00 Tennessee Ernie Ford 11:30 Fffithcr Your Nest 12:00 News 12:13 Farm News 12:30 TV Movie Matinee 1:00 Way of the World 1:15 Charm' with Cathy 1:30 Homemakerfi Program 2:00 Greatest Gift; 2:15 Golden Windows 2:30 One Man's Family 2:45 Concerning Mtw Marlowe 3:00 Hawkins Palld 3:15 First Love 3:30 World of Mr. Sweeney 3:45 Modern Romances 4:00 Lee Show 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Captain Vidfto 5:1* Interesting Person 5:25 Weatherman 5:30 Wrestling Interview 5:35 Super Circus 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Tony Martin Show 6:45 Nnwe Caravan 1:00 Caesar's Hour 8:00 The Medic 8:30 Robert Montgomery 9:30 Badge 714 10:00 Wrestling 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Parade of Stars 11:00 Tonight 12:00 Slitn Off WHBQ Channel II Saturday Night, Jan. 29 6:00 Tennessee Jamboree- 6:30 Oazte & Harriet 7:00 Jackie Gleason 8:00 Two for the Money 8.30 Favorite Husband 9:00 Masquerade Party 9:30 "To Mary With Love" 11:00 Lale Show Sunday, Jan. 30 12:30 Job Seekers 12:45 Look Up and Llv« 1:15 Big Matinee 3:CO Press Conference 3:30 Lassie 4:00 Omnibus 3:30 You Are There «:00 Ramar of the Jungle 8:30 Private Secretary 7:00 Toast or the Town 8:00 Walter Wlnchell 8:15 Talley's Fashion Show 6:30 Halls of Ivy BiOO Robert .Young 9:30 What' My Line 10:00 Big Town 10:30 Break the Bank , . Monday, Jan. 31 7:00 Morning Show 8:55 News 9:00 Oarry Moore 9:30 Arthur Godfrey 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Valiant Lady 11:15 Love of Life 11:30 Search For Tomorrow 11 45 Guiding Light 12:00 News 12:05 Kitchen Magic' 12:30 Welcome Traveler 1:00 Robert Q. Lewts ] :I5 Bob Crosby 1:30 House Party 2:00 Big Payoff 2:30 Lady of the Houw 2:45 Bob Ctosby 3:00 Brighter Day 3:15 Secret Storm 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Portia Faces Life . 4:15 Early Show 5:25 Amy Vanderbllt 5:30 Mars Patrol 6:00 Hartoontlme 8:15 Weather 6:20 News 6:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Doug Edwards 6:45 Perry Como 7:00 Burns & Allen 7:CiO Talent Scouts 8:00 I Love Lucy 8:30 Llberace 9:00 Studio One 10:00 Weather 10:05 Hews 10:15 Late Show Tuesday, Feb. 1 7:00 Morning Show 8:55 Newt ' 0:09 Oarry Moore • 8:30 Arthur Godfrey 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Valiant Lady 11-15 Love Of Lofe 12:00 News 12:05 .•Iltchpn Magic 12:30 Welcome Traveler 1:00 Robert Q. Lewis 1 :"JO House Party 2:00 Big Payoff 2:30 Lady Of the House 2:45 Bob Crosby 3:00 Brighter Day 3:15 Secret Storm 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Portia Faces Life 4:15 Early Show 5-^1 MfifB Patrol 6:?Q Western Theatre 6:!5 Weather 6:20 News 6:25 Do You Know Why fi:,70 Doug Ed ward J 6:45 Jo Stafford 7 :00 Disneyland 8:00 Waterfront 8:30 Theatre Guild fi:30 Danny Thomas 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Danger 10:45 Late Show TRUSSES EXPERTLY 1 FITTED 2 price KIRBY DRUG STORES At The Pint Sign—Get BOB'S GYPSY RUB LINIMENT by EDMUNDS CLAUSSEH ;i*«v Prior copyright, SlomfgrJ Piblkationi, I XXXIII pROTCH stalked directly lo * him, stood watching Maddix with a (ixod patience. There was mockery about Mnddix's sunken eyes, an unhealthy gloating that effaced the dignity which had cloaked him while topside hi: ship. Crotch knew the loss of his packet had gone hard with Maddix. "This time you have the situation well in hand," Crotch admitted. "As usual." Maddix grinned In re!urn. "More than usual," Crotch said. "How much do we pay for your wood?" Mnddix motioned with his hand, and Crotch withdrew n chair nenr the wall and accepted the invitation. As he sot down his hands brushed the pockets of his shorlcont, were reassured by the bulk of his two pistols. "The wood's not for sole," Maddix said sharply. "With timber disappearing along the river, Jamison has been foreslghtcd enough • to take over the wood- yards. We're stockpiling against our own needs." "There's enough slacked out there now to last till summer." Maddix waved it aside with his hand. "As for you, Crotch, from now on you're not likely to need much steam in your boiler." The statement was hard, and driven home by Mndrllx's delivery. Crotch drummed the'table heavily with' his fingers. Any moment might bring him the ax strokes of his crewmen, chop- pn" the San Diej;o's hull. WJien 1' t happened the landing would be thrown into an uproar. His mind flashed back over the cn 7 counters he hnd had with thii arrogant pnrlnor of Jamison's. He remcmbercfl Ihclr treachery I - ""« i' —y 1-n- 1 ft: up Ihoir U,,c courtroom at Ehronbcrfl. They would do anything to invalidate his contract for hauling his ore barges; from the way it looked now, they appeared to have him licked all the way around. But Crotch was confident as he said quietly, "I still haven't forgot how you tried to impound my boat by playing judge. I Give you for that." Maddix snickered. "You'll soon start paying, Captain. This time it'll cost you everything!" "Jamison might pirate my contract, but how are you going lo get your boat 1 ; up to La Paz?" "We mean to dredge a channel. I'm taking over the Claramore as soon as they finish reconditioning the Amador." There was sudden pride in Maddix's lone, a glint in his eye Crotch knew was caused by hatred over the beaching of his former packst. Crotch asked, "Where wi« your rates go when all this happens?" "Captain," Maddix said dryly, "we're not talking rates. We're talking firewood. Where in Ihe General Heath wilhout steam?" • * t THERE was scarcely any need for Crotch to answer. The first ax strokes bit into the hog-post of Maddix's ship; the blows were coming with swift regularity now, the San Diego's empty hull flinging the sounds unriver like a sounding-board. Maddix's face turned bloodless. The dark-skinned fireman whose rifle had threatened from alnp the wood slack came lunging through the door and fixed his glance on. Maddix. "They're breaking aparl Ihe San Diego, Captain Maddix!" 'Well, itop th«m!" Mnddix cried vlcloiuly. "Don't stand like an ox. Take your crow yonder!" Now Crotch's voice rim-'-vrl IU <oft warning. "Just a nuii- ute! Be careful .how you close on my packet, Maddix. There are a dozen miners aboard with carbines, besides my crewmen, who'll glory in blasting your hides!" "Get downriver!" Maddix repeated. He rose halfway from his chair, face purpled. Crotch pressed his palm solidly against Maddix's chest and threw him backward against the wall. Armond Snodgrnss appeared bareheaded in the'entrance, an expression of disbelief and utter revulsion written across his face. "Captain Crotch, you are aware your men are chopping apart Jamison's ship?" "He knows it," Maddix leered acidly. "He's stealing firewood." The preacher let his eyes ride around to Crotch. "How do you reconcile an acti m like this?" Snodgrass was moving between the tables. Crotch said, 'They've cornered the wood and won't sell us any." SNODGRASS shook his head wearily. But his talk never came. Crotch saw him stagger forward in that same instnnl the rifle cracked. The eHge of his eye showed him Maddix's fireman in full retreat away from 1h« lighted area around the cafe. Snodgrass fell under the impact of the bullet, going limply to the floor. The shot had been meant for Crotch but the preacher had stepped in front of the bullet. Maddix began sliding away from the table. Crotch sprang after him, surprised at the agility of the big man. His short- coat pocket caught beneath the table, upending it and slamming Maddix against ,the wall. Me caught Maddix by the arm, but again the big man surprised him. The swing of n fist stopped him with crashing impact and Crotch rolled backward under the blow. Crotch drew his shoulder poinis against the wall slabs to _ive himself support. Ho struggled lo pull t his knee upward, drove It into*the other captain's thick belly. The air gushed out from Maddix's mouth, hli arms' sprang round to enfold his middle. Crotch's flst clubbed him while '•? r" 1 ' «"S""t for breath. (To 1M Continued) Smuggled Rice Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, smuggled the first rice seed from Italy to South Carolina, and thus initiated the South's rice-growing industry. WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! 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WHY, ITS JUS ABOUT TURNEP THIS GUY/BUT, SEE, I INTO A BLCCK OF ICE' / CANT GO WAY AN 1 LEAVE 1M LIKE THIS! WELL, NOW, I &UK>5 I CAN SIDDOVVN AN 1 RELAX-YEZZIR. LOOCS LIKE I'M A SUCCESS/ AT LAST.' 1, JUS' CR006W PUG

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