The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1952 · Page 7
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'SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 1952 OUK BOARDING HOUSE — with Major Ho*»U BLYTHBVrLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS EGAD, MACfJ.' KEEP 1^0 LEDGER ON TRIFLING LOAMS, BOT MY MEMORY 16 AS ACCURATE A"= A TIME-LOCK/ DON'T X OWE YOU A FIVER BACK THE COVERS ON 1OUK MEM DRY A LITTLE FARTHER, JUWvBO I'M FIVE.' AMD HOW COMt ' RICHER THAW A PAN OP MON£V LOAMBD fO VOLJ COMES SACK WiTM OM MY BOOKS FOR EXACTLY 6LEVEM •DINARS/ STAMP goo\< 16 YlELDlMS DIVIDENDS = Political Announcements Subject to Preferential Electn July 29, 1952 For County .Jml^e OENB BRADLEY PHILLIP J. DEER I. D. SHEDD For Circuit Clerk GERALDINE LISTON For Slate Senator SEN. LEE BEARDEN For Slate Rep. KENNETH'S. SULCEB For Post No. 2 SPRING PLANTING SEEDS Oats, Alfalfa, Lespedeza. Clover's, Soybeans and Seed Corn. See us before you buy. Blytheville Soybean Corp. Phone 6S5G - ISM H'esi Main HE KNOWS YOUR CAR If you want to entrust your car to a mechanic who will do his best to fix It properly — it a minimum cost to you — come lo T. I. Seay Motor Co. Try us next time. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler-Plymouth Dealer 121 E. Main Phone 212Z FOR SALE Concrete culvert^ 12 Inch to 4ft inch, plain or rcenforced. Also Concrete Building Bl«ckj eheip- er than lumber tor barns, chicken housei, pump hoasei, tenant nouses, lool Jheds. IVe deliver Call us for (re« estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Phone 6*1 "They want you to come over and liven up the party!" PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Store INSURANCE to fit your needs SAVINGS • SERVICE • SATISFACTION RAYMOND ZACHRY Isaacs Bia&. Mutual Insurance Agency Phone 3(9* ARKANSAS BLUf TAG CERTIFIED COTTONSEED 80-8D-91% rermlnalion. dellnted and treated ARKANSAS CERTIFIED BLUE TAG - OGDEN SOY-BEANS-. 88-85% germination CORN AND HAY FOR SALE EARL MAGERS, Phone 2811, Dell, Ark. Mi CERTIFIED COTTONSEED FOR SALE ississippi CertKted Dellaplnt 15 Cottonseed ® J200.00 p CT "'f 5 ' 551 "' C ""' i ' d Colt " IM Wilt Cottonseed « ,185.9, per ton. Thf, cotton U «c«!lent for bllsht l.nd a, it resist, These seed .re cleaned, dellnted. treated and sacked IM """ "' "" irt Pr ' Cri F '°- B - B1 •1" I?' "" irt Pr ' Cri F '°- B .. Telephone 11-J, B<-l M nl. MismlMlppL J. D. LUNDY xxn JJALF an hour later Mnrney Cravath cnmc lo my room. "Thought you'd like to know that Eve took It as I expected she would. 'Like a sport. Even told me to forget about it. Naturally I won't do that." Well, it must be great lo be in a position to laugh of! SO G's. And ^Eve Wheeler undoubtedly was. ~ "Good," I said. "At toast you won't lose a customer." And now that he had Eve off his mind, I asked him to give me a few minutes. He grunted that it was very late but came on in to the sludy. I \vent straight to the point. "I want a check-up on Ames Warburton's movements," I told him. "From the time he left the office till he got down here that day." That was the way I put it As a mailer of fact, ! envisioned a check-up (hat would go a lot further. "Sure," Cravath said, "go on up to Now York and do what you like. You don't have to baby-sit with me day and night. I'm be-inning to think that's all foolish- "f 5, anyhow." "1 don't." He shot me a hard direct look. "You think we're not finished with this thing?" "I'm taking no chances. Besides, there's a fellow in New York nnmerl Harr. on who can do the checking-up cctler than I could Investigating is Us business. H« does nothing else.* "Get him started then." Crlvath arose, yawning. I sal on in the study for a while leaned back in my chair, lit a cigaret and slared at the cups photographs, et al, which told the saga of Cravath's athletic ability. It was one of the best things I've ever done. Cravath had switched on but one light. That threw a subdued radiance, glinting softly 'off the silver and bronze of cups, nlaques and medals, highlighting the glossy prints of the pholographs. Hut, because of the peculiar way in which its beam slanted, one item in particular was outlined in bold relief. The thing was literally screaming at me—and for once Orth, the dumb dick, got the cotton out of his ears. It I was right, I'd put together a chance remark and a lucky idea and made them spell M-U-RD-E-R. But I was still a million miles from a proo?. I wonl lo bed that night morally sure that I knew the killer of Ames Warburlon. But Just as morally sure that I couldn't do a thing about that clever and able operator. •IIS fellow Dick Harrison ts a colorless little man upon whom the average individual wouldn't waste a second look. Maybe his nconspicuousness accounts for his success as an Investigator. In the detective Iracle he Is inown as The Ferret—the idea being that, if it's diggable, Harrison will dig It ouL The Ferret was prompt to the rendezvous al Ihe Madison House. He oozed into the bar without ittracting any visible attention. t bought him a beer. That he slated, was his plebian preference. Then, coming out flatfooied with names, 1 outlined what I wanted him to do. I ordered r«dUt AiUc that W remarked: "This will involve considerable time and legwork." , I knew, was his delicate way of pointing out that it would cost considerable cash. I reassured him on this point. "I thought you always took (axis," I said. "But, skipping that money may be your object. It isn't my client's. The big thing here is to keep this as private as possible. If I'm barking up the wrong free, and any of these people get adverse publicity without a good reason, there will be a bigger and belter murder. Cravath will build It around me." stuff?-"' h ° W ** ' M " d *" my "You bring it to me, here. And you don't call me at Windover 1 call you in New York, see how you re doing, and make a date If you think you've got anything important Now how long will it be before I give jou a ring?" He squinted. "Three days, say. Looks like I'm going to have lo run all over New York " All right," I said. "Catch »« Tt^train back and start run- He left me without another word. To , illustrate how unobtrusively he got out of there— our solicitous waiter, noting empty glasses, came over presently With one eye on the door ol the men's room and the other on the im- x>tent containers, he asked if we'd have two more of the same. I said no, just one, my friend had gone The waiter went away, looking puzzled. I drove home slowly, ft was becoming clearer to me every mimile that I'd thrown a circum- tantial Web around a particular >erson. But the ends of the web weren't meeting. There was one vi '? 1 . •ssumpllon in my mind which needed verification, or they never would meet. That verifka- ion seemed utterly impossible to get, under the conditions prevail"*• H" Iess ' cam « out fialfooled with the one party best equipped o answer the question; took my hair down about being * private eteclive, not a young socially mnctcd Idler: and threw myself on he mercy of that particular party. (T* K. Blrthevlire LAOO eor AWAY Of VOUK *W«ET, MOTMER-'SHE'SSO WC6 TOO* AMP I JUST CANT MAKE HER UFe-ANrr-fcOR AN SHE'S GOT WITH SUCH A BUM CALJ&W HER TO H ANT SCJCU8-- So A REASURE rei WHOLE MAP IS I STORY. Be HMO J 'J 1 * THROW OUT OF N TH' FIRST MUP CONKED OOF FKOM RUNNING.' MOLE,' ANP1 AIN'T ELSHIN'--e ow, WHLTTS NOT TOO LOMS AFTER FATSTUFF IS STfALIMG- MY COPYRIGHTED SHORE/ r;=-r r =5';.'i'ii^M'^- f_ HEROES ARE.MAC7E-MOT BORN Ben.fit by Reading and Using Couri.r New* Classified Ads COME NOW, _^ YOU DGMT HAVE SURE HAS A VIOLENT TEETH RATTLED, .,._, UPSTA/RS 0V H3U "\C3OM*T Wt3Rlty--I've ffinr WAMT-J A FOOtPKOOF PT.ANJ. -! WANJT VOUTO I'VE WSTfTTEW OUT C-6TAIL.EC7 INSTRUCTIONS - — ••— «-«-k-- H'wtJ'i rv.»_^_, i rkjrs TAKE THEM WITH YOU AN£7 PO WHAT THEY SAV, FLINT EMTEPTHE HOSPITAL TO AKCEST KAIL, THEYPO SJOTSEB MAPA/A 11 L MURKY AMD CM.L HOBIl P POLICE RUT . IM AFRMP COQUIMKS GOTTEW HEEE t/> < I BURNIMG'UP THE ROAt> SWEllt THM'LL PILE 'EM IM TH' PITCH! NOW SlOW OOWH ML ^^K^HW'^^?'^^^ wS^rH^rocSVW5r'5a 1N y^MHJX.IHwaj ^ K ' ) COUU> BE WARMS HAVE .- . ~..-,~.^Tir<*3 £<AV5 OF CACTUS ftNP ARE .— _\ WORKING CXJT NICEUV/ NO.Wt t-\llS\»'-r. Television- Ton ite 7 Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis. Channel SATURDAY NIGHT, APItlL 5 6;00 American Barn Dance 6:30 Lone Ranger 7:00 All Star Revue 8:00 Show of Shows S:30 Wrestling 10:30 News 10:40 c. A. Preview 10:45 Ken Murray 11:45 News 11:55 Sign Off SON-DAY, APRIL 6, 11:00 Palm Sunday Services 11:00 Film Peaturette 11:15 News 11:30 Candy Carnival 12:00 Frontiers of Faith 12:30 Free Enterprise 1:00 Burns «s Allen 1:30 Beulah 2:00 Hopalong Cassidy 3:00 Meet the Press , 3:30 Hall of r--ne 4:00 Zoo Farad* 4:30 Gene AL. j 5:00 Film Featurette 5:15 Washington Spotlight 5:30 Slim Rhores 5:55 News 6:00 Royal Showcase 6:30 Young Mr. Bobbin T.OO Comedy Hour 8:00 TV Playhouse 9:00 Red SkelLon fl:30 stu Bruin 10:00 I Love Lucy 10:30 News 10:30 Toast of Town 11:35 Crime Photographer 12:05 News 12:15 Sign Off MONDAY, APRIL 8:45 Test Pattern 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 1:55 Weather 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 9:00 Breakfast Party 9:30 Winner Take All 10:00 Prologue to Futur» 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Storyland 11:15 Love of Life 11:30 Search for Tomorrow 11:45 Morning Meditation 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 1st 100 Years 12:15 Garry Moore 1:30 Homeinnkers Program 2:00 Big Payoff 2:20 Ralph Edwards 3:00 Kate Smith 4:00 Hawkins Falli 4:15 Gabby Hayes 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 News 5:05 Berl Olswanger 5:25 Weatherman 5:30 Space Cadets 5:45 Musical Varieties 6:00 Kukln, Fran & ollle 6:15 News 6:25 News About TV 6.30 Those Two 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Paul Winchell 7.:30 Howard Barlow 8:00 Craig Kennedy 8:30 FJobert Monl^omery 9:30 Who Said That 0:00 Wrestling 0:45 News 1:00 Man Against Crime 1:30 Neivs 1:35 Sign Off CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Slw. ip to 36 In. Corrugated Met*? Culvert* Slut lp to 84 In. A. H. WEBB A«tomatlc Flood Gate* Concrete & MtU! Stplfo T»nk« Sewer Tilt Bt»l Prieei w, DetlTer Highway 81 it St s t« Unt Phone 714 Soybean Seed FOR SALE Dortch No. 1 and O(den M,T- be»n «eed, cleaned »nd tacked. Bock the« before prle* Increases, RED TOP GIN Phone 37M

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