The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 25, 1952 · Page 7
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•ATOBDAY, OCT. M, OUR HOUSE — wirii M«|or H«opl, ESAD, 3^*0*1 1 . » UK* .BUCCANEERS hJS A .MeRCUftUTMk AMD BEARD CJAKe N WI5D6M/ *• LEAD OrJ ' -"- VJHgR OLD RLCPHAWT SLlKJ? (.OAO IT, OP eTL. COU6H UP .THOSE CAMPAIGN At -Cue \le IT/ MUSTA, w L6PT •^jTSoiiSER./™., SWes A Lime T<3 ,' TOUCH LAK A SE£ THAT "M05H-. MELON/" Political Announcements The Courier News Is authorized to announce the following candidates for the general election, November 4. For Alderman Second Ward J. L. "Jodie" Nabers L. D. Wade For Municipal Judre O. W. .Barham .,. FOR SALE 'Concrete culvert., 12 Inch la a inch, plain or reenrorced. Also Concrete Bulletin: Blocks cheaper than lumber for barns, chicken houses, pump nooses, tenant houses, tool sheds. We deliver. Call tu for free ntimale. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Phan* Mi JOE ATKINS MACHINE WORKS BH1HEVILLJB <AME.) QOOTlElt "If you expect to get her to bed when she's , UKpu « a , go, I d suggest you make the bedtime hour a little later! FLASH Cameras for Rent BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS PHONES: Day 3142; Night 6153 FUEL OIL G.O.POETZOILCO. "/ Sell That Stuff" Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant—Promised Land KELLEY'S Your Friendly Shoe Store Jk V>Hi\n>>nrAVn \ft* ^cuvmcMv, £ J «»OIJI0» Mil • IE THE MEW Royil Brains *! odvertiMd in (ti« So* lv, Take wonderful Indoor pictures with a flash camera from Barney's Drug. Low rates. All kinds of camera supplies are available here. Barney's Drug CAMERA HEADQUARTERS 2006 W. Main Phone 3647 Wanted! TIN CANS _Large_MetaI Compress BLYTHEVILLE Iron & Metal Co. Moultrie & R.R. Sts. - Rlytheville, Ark. Phone 8962 £g?OND MAN on the Ticket XXI JJ)AWTf anveiled heraeff Rke a woman .in a frigid bathroom and wai showered by the tempest "I dont know what to do" the Governor .aid. 1 dont m how Im going to explain my presence •A ve m a third-class tourist court •When I might to b« In Blrmin"- •»!?•" ,. H « shrugged. "Roy, when »U call. I guess we'd better have bin. MU* a story that I'm deathly •1, or something like that. That I'm aboard the train, too ill to anyone." . • ' • "That means no speech," I said "That means no Hydetown reception. But I guest il's the only way out, Governor." "Willie, why dont you come back with me to Hydetown?" John Mills suggested. "Put out a story that you dropped into the old home town as a surprise, a day ahead ot schedule." "And passed up my Birmingham speech for that?" the Cover oor said, and shook his head "That won't hold water, John." . "Can't the local radio station rip* rom speech to Birmingham WHate? You got radio time any- bow, haven't you?" Th« Governor groaned. -Na- Motwl radio time! Eight to 8-30" Then you can make your apecch from Hydetown, Willie." "There has to b« an explanation that will satisfy Clyde McDonald," the Governor said. "That'i as tough as explaining a night out to your wife." I aat up straight. "Governor, where is your wife?" t 'ft looked surprised. "Why, l>y, she slopped off for a rest xi know that" "Yes, but where k she?" "She's due in Hydetown a day ahead of Warburlon Day." I jumped to my feet. "I've got it, Governor, I've got it!" They both looked at me, wittiout much hop«. I iaid, "John, you know a doctor you can trust?" "Sure," John said, "poc Arnold.'* _. aV&fwtatanhM '•'*' *» M* i^fa.. W "Our man for what, Roy?" the Governor asked. "John and I will meet Ruth when she gets off that train," I said. "She was exposed tn the gale. She's got double pneumonia. We rush her to John's house and call Dr. Arnold in. We stick her in an oxygen tent We tip off the reporters that you're rushing across country to her bedside then John drives over here and picks you up and you dash to the hushed house, give the boys a pale, tired smile, and hurry in to stand by your stricken spouse." "It's a wonderful idea," Lucy said. She had joined us 3 minute before. "Then we can arrange for you Jo make that Birmingham speech by radio from John's house," I said. "It will be heart Interest stuff, too. The Governor leaves his wife's bedside to meet his campaign obligations." "It might do," the Governor said "Hoy, I think it will have to do. I can't say I like it. m foci like a charlatan, but t don't see any other avenue. Yi-s that's our program. We'll do it." LOOKED at my watch; H was past 7 o'clock. "Take us a long :ime to get there in this storm* I said. "John, we'd better start" "Okay, Roy," John said. "Willie you stick light here. Don't even put your nose out." "How about that telephone call 'rom Bill?" the Governor asked 'Someone will have to take that call, and I'll be the only man in cabin nine." "I'll send Bill another telegram," I said. "I'll have him call lohn s house in HjKlctown." "Yes, good," the Governor said. "So we're set," I said. "Except or one thing. Except Ruth had belter be on that train!" "Shell be oo it," said John Mills, "There's a women'i com- mtlee to meet her at the depot. My wife* is chairman of it." I groaned. "She'll probably get John frowned. That's a fact. See here, Roy, I could put you aboard that train next stop up the line. If we hurry we can make it. But we've sure got to hurry. 1ft 30 miles beyond Hydetown " We started for the door, but Lucy Strawn cried, "Hey, you can't leave me here. You can't, leave the Governor checked in at an auto court with a girl, even it she is his secretary." She grinned at Governor Warburton. "Particularly if she's his secretary, I •juess." 1 The Governor nodded. "That's Jf-ht- Lucy, you'd belter go along. Ill sit it out here." He put out hu hand. "Roy, that was quick thinking. Good work and zood luck." TN that gale John Mills could not drive faster than 30 miles an hour. I computed the distnnce. Forty miles to Hydetown, another 30 miles to tlie town where I was to board the train. Seventy miles at 30 miles an hour was well over two hours, and it was already nearly 8 o'clock. The train was due at that town at 9:25, according to John's recollection. That left us considerably less than two lours for the trip. "John, we'll never make it a< .his rale," I said. "Can't go any faster, Roy. Cant "Maybe Hoy had better drive * jucy suggested. John pulled to the side of the road and I took the wheel. I was as cautious a man as he, but I was younger and my reflexes were more elastic, so that I pushed the car up to 45 and was probably averaging 40. It was a strain, try- ng to see the road through the rain, and to hold Ihe car on it -jalnsl the mighty wind. As we entered Hydetown, John pulled out his watch and Mid 'Kive to 9, Roy." 'That leaves us 30 rnfmilcs," I iaid. "And 30 miles to go " "We won't make it," John said jlumly. I put on the brakes and made in abrupt, skidding turn Til Iron you off here at the station, John, and you can wait. Lucy and I will go on.". _ Of m. EXPERTLY REPAIRED OUT OUR WAY PRKKLIS AND WS I Hope THBY- DON'T CMJ. THAT Benefit by Reading and Using' Courier Newi Classified Ads OKAY, THEN IHIB WILL PEOVE <..._. TtlEEE WERE SOME WAV JO THANH VDU FOR 1 THOUGHT WERE GOING NONSENSE, PRISCILLA! WHO SAID ANYTHING ABOUT A ' ZOO? HIM TELL THE MAN AT. THE THAT MAYBC COULD SELL THE WHITE ELEPHAUTS MOW TO ser LOUB -TO tAtTy SANPWH PBMC3N WL5OW AUTHORIZED SSHNiuvrfaSKnAJSur fflyP-S*!"™ 6 «?•«* WORK. CAPTAIN Y GO JA KV xeot &<$£?/' SES*"*™*?*. WELL, HE\; ] r DUNNO-TO 5^ ^.j^. WHWlL I ONE SILLY ENOUGH TO LOSE THEIR HEAD MINOSK FOR A ) SOMEONE ELSES BUEH- HEAD? / NESS DOESN'T RSMXY , NEED k HEM> _.-' *-•*-' I " v-OM - I AiNYONE. W11~H f^ BKAJM y''" ^^ P^S. LBr \ COULD 6EE I IE HkS / ^ S^OW 'M^EAKFOR]' NOHEftD,SOHOw( >OUHQW. i H MS€LF/ -A - *-AVI L,.-O S\">Mcffii\K/i TROUBLING /HEAD...THANK YOU? A^ YOU.SIRI I.HOfE VOLl PIPN'T C.ICEOO oer INTO THE / HE'S NOT Television- Ton itc, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis, CrfennH 4 SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER K f.OO Juniper Junction 6:30 Lone Ranger 7:00'All star Revue 8:00 Show of Shows 9:30 Wrestling 10:30 News 10:35 0. A. Preview 10:40 Jackie Glenson' 11:40 Weather JIMS Balance Your Budget 12:15 News 12:20 Stan Off SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2« 10:40 Previews and News 10:45 This is the Life 11:15 All Aboard 11:30 Candy Carnival 12:00 Pick A Winner J 12:30 Frontiers of Faith 1:00 Burns & Allen 1:30 Reulah 2:00 Film Featurette. 2:30 Future Unlimited 3:00 Roy Rogers 3:30 Hall of Fame 4:00 Zoo Parade 4:30 Gene Autry 5:00 Meet thVpresa 5:30 Slim Rhodes 5:55 News ' ' • 6:00 Red Skelton 8:30 Eddie Mnyehoff 7:00 Comedy Hourr .' • •- 1 8:00 TV Playhouse 9:00 The Doctor 9:30 Stu Erw.ln 10:00 I Love-Lucy 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Toast of the Town 11:45 Break the Bank 12:15 News 12:25 Sign Off MONDAY, OCTOBER II 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:55 News 9:00 Dem. Campaign Comm. 9:15 Film Featurette 9:30 Campaign Call 10:00 TJ. N. General Assembly 10:30 Strike It. Rich 11:0(1 Storylnnd 11:15 Love of Life .1:30 Search for Tomorrow 11:45 Morning Meditation 2:00 News 2:15 Farm Newi 2:30 Garry Moore 1:00 Guiding Light 1:15 Film Featurette 1:30 Homemakers Program 2:00 Big Payoff 2:30 Welcome Travelers 3:00 Kate Smith 4:00 Hawkins Falls 4:15 Gabby Hayes 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Bcrl Olswanger 5:15 News 5:25 Sports 5:30 Film Featurette 5:45 Hartoonn 6:00 Evening Serenade •' 6:15 News 6:30 Those Two 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Paul Wlnchell 1:30 Howard Barlow 8:00 Cisco Kid * 8:30 Robert Montgomery 9:30 Who Said That 0:00 Wrestling 0:'45 Newt ' 0:55 'Weather 1:00 Man vs. Crime 1:30 Orale A Harriet 1:45 News -. ' 2:90 Sign Off Children's j SHOES * ITY SHOC SHOP w M a i r - -

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