The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1954 · Page 9
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MONDAY, MAY 3, 1954 "* BLTTHiriLLB CARK.) OOtmiM OTBW1 PAOI KIN! "OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major Hoople OUT OUR • y J. R. Williamt I *A»C» TO OLD STIFF/ A DSLfdHTFULLY DROLL VOO PlRD-filTTCD ARC/ TO BE FKAMK.I'M TO LCCTUft* TH6 LOCAL CHAPTER OP ROLLIMS WA>JE CLUB OM TKtt EXPLORATIONS OP SEBASTIAN CABOT/ PEOPLE WHO;5OLVE"THei« VJHVTKE 8ARG5 PROBLEMS AS WE DO WILL ALWAYS KEEP TUXEDO, MATEY 2 THEY COtO'T «1T TOO MUCH LIK6TH' 5OLVCP THE IOM6 V/OYAGS HOME TOM16KT/ FOR TW* AFTER- MCONJ? VET, HE'S HAVING Ht5 OTHER FATANOSTU^Fy < L»,ai"'A li a£w S ' S -—IS WRON6ON ALL THRge PONTS/ DAR6THEW TO ANSWER. THE QUESTIONS PUT To THEM LAST REBUTTAL— TOO LL HAVE ID S!DP ttX« , r ^**' r Tr RCHCARSJNS* LARO/ FATHER CAN STiLL HFAR1OU UPSTAIRS/ NEGATIVE, SHALL PROVE WITHOUT A SHAOOW OF POUBT THAT OUR OPPONENT"— LET us <ser BACK: TO POJNT OMB/TMe GREAT LAKES WATERWAYS PROJECT- AHEM — Television — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channtl 13 WMCT Channel ( 9:00 10:00 Monday Night, May 1 10:15 6:00 Name That Tune 10:30 7:00 Cisco Kid 11:00 7:30 Robert Montgomery 11:15 8:30 Who Said That 11:30 8:00 To be announced 12:00 8:30 News - 12:15 8:45 Clete Roberts 12:30 10:00 Wrestling 1:00 10:30 News 2:00 10:40 Weather 2:30 10:45 To be announced 3:00 1145 To be announced 3:30 Tiesday, May 4 4:00 5:50 Meditation - . 4:15 «':00 Today 4~oO 6:25 News 5:00 6:30 Today 5:25 6:35 News 5:25 7:00 Today 5:30 7:25 News 5:45 7:30 Today 6:00 7:55 News 7:00 8:00 Ding Dong School 7:30 8:30 Betty Whit* 8:00 8:55 Charm with Cathy 8:30 Home Show Bride & Groom Hawkins Falls Shopping at Home 3 Steps to Heaven Storyland Hoxnemakers News Farm News Channel Five Club Kate Simth Welcome Traveler* On Your Account Pinky Lee Show Howdy Doody Berl Olswanger Armchair Adventur* Lash of the West Captain Video Interesting Person Weatherman Stars on Parade News Milton Berle Fireside Theatr* Circle Theatre Judge for Yourself Biff Baker 9:00 Mr. District Atty. 10:15 9:30 Esso News 10:30 9:45 Street Corner. USA 10:45 10:00 To be announced 11:00 10:30 News 11:25 10:40 Weather 11:30 10:45 Dave Garroway 12:30 11:45 Sign Off 1:00 1 "30 WHBQ Channel 13 i 45 Monday Night, May I 2:00 6:00 Burn and Allen 2:15 6:30 Talent Scouts 2:30 7:00 I Love Lucy 3:00 7:30 Red Buttons 4:30 8:00 Studio One 5:00 f :00 Llberace 5:30 9:30 Encore Theater 5:45 10:00 Weather 6:00 10:05 Newt 6:30 10:15 Do You Know Why 7:00 10:20 Late Show 7:30 Tuesday, May 4 8:30 6:90 Morning Show 8:00 7:55 Joy« Thompson 9:30 8:00 Arthur Godfrey 10:00 9:30 Strike It Rich 10:05 10:00 Valiant Lady 10:15 Love of Life Search for To'row Guiding Light Kitchen Magic News Garry Moore House Party. Big Payoff Lady of the Hems* Bob Crosby Brighter Day Secret Storm Robert Q. Lewis Early Show Western Theater Mars Patrol News Jo Stafford Sky King Red Skelton Meet Millie Motorola Theater See It Now Danger Danny Thoma* Weather News Late Show Tree Trimming Tough After 95 Years SNU-riUMlSH, Wash. UP) — Mr. and Mrs. Anton Herger., spry and alert, will observe their 74th wedding anniversary Aug. 21. Herger, who has been retired from farming and logging for 30 years, concedes "I'm not the man I used to be" wh«n it comes to trimming his fruit trees. "I hate to see him go up on the ladder," Mrs. Herger volunteered. "Well, you don't do it anymore," he quipped, "so I have to." Herger was born 95 years ago in Switzerland; his wife 92 years ago in Germany. They met in Peru and were married there. They lived { near Raymond, Wash., from 1889 to 1919, when they moved here. SEPTIC TANK SERVICE CLEANING SEPTIC TANK and CESS POOL Modern Equipment— All Work Guaranteed GEORGE NUCKLES Phone 118 Monette. Ark, EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hub bard Hardware Phon* t-2015 Watch for Our GRAND OPENING TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON! CONNIE'S CONOCO SERVICE G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Stuff" Phone 2-2089 SHADY PARKING Ole Hickory Inn 707 W. Chlck&sawbt AM Sizti Budor Porch Shades 3 FT. to 12 FT.« Hubbord & Son FURNITURE THE STORTi Tom D*hl«tro»'« •mrri«ir« t« L«m»jr All** **"»** ** » »ko«k t» two women, Tom'« •i other, wk» M^e« wltk Tom an* BOW with the young; i»arrle« «onple, »n* Aatrld J»*I«on, who had he«n a former ifirl *r^n d . of Tom's. A»tri4 call* on the Dahl- •tronc *nd 1>*»»T overhear* AJI- trit and her mothcr-In-lavr «j»- cunninir dlTorce »* a «ol«tlon for m. Mi»take in vm moon, high up in the clouded sky, flung long shadows through the big window. In the distance, the forests upon the kills edging the farm were dark «md gloomy in the weird night light On the other side of that forest, lAstrid Nelson was preparing for !bed too. Rash words burned to ithe tip of Elaine's tongue and she epoke to Tom accusingly, "If you [had married Astrid instead of one, you'd have another 360 acres to add to this farm someday." Tom didn't seem to notice the tone of Elaine's voice. He yawned saudibly. "This is Wisconsin, not 'South Dakota," he objected mildly. "I prefer to farm by the acre, not by sections." Then Tom's hands were on Elaine's shoulders and he spun 'her around. All her doubt and fears melted under the fire of his kiss. Slowly his arms slackened as she drew away, weak and breathless. The blades of the windmill on the hill outside the window of the Dahlstrom house gleamed coldly in the dull moonlight. Involuntarily, Elaine - shivered. Mrs. Dahfrtrom's heart was cold and unresponsive and as hard to reach as the top of the windmill itself. The doubt and fear began to creep back into Elaine'* heart For a long time «h« lay In tht unfamiliar bed, lirteninf to Tom a deep, regular breathing, and trying to push aside the hurt and irritation she felt. He had nonchalantly dropped asleep their .first night home! She tried to think oC otlMr Suddenly, a bubble of delight burst inside her. Soon he'd be waked up more unceremoniously than when he was in the Army. Bill, the hired man, had driven away right after supper. Surely, by now, the whole countryside knew that Tom Dahlstrom had brought home a wife. Any minute the neighbors would arrive te play their spoon-on-kettle and tin horn serenade. No wedding was complete without a charivari. She heard Bill drive into the yard and open the back door. His heavy footstep* reverberated through the house as he made his way across the kitchen and dining room floors. A few seconds later she heard the sound of a door closing. As though nothing were afoot, he had gone into his bedroom. He didn't fool her! * * * TlfOMENTS dragged by. The •"•*• clouds that were beginning to roll over the moon became heavier in the rising wind. Big drops of rain began to splatter against the window and on the roof. Disappointment welled up inside her. Why had the neighbors waited so long? Abruptly, the rain took on an angry vehemence. In spite of the deepening sound outside, she could hear the dull throbbing of the vessels in her neck. She buried her head in her pillow. There would be no celebration! for young Tom Dahlstrom and his wife. None unless Tom'« mother invited the guests. And there was no possibility of that! Gradually, Elaine realized that she was very tired. The rhythm of the rain became a soporific. The last thing she remembered was the rain, the blessed rain that would soak the uncommonly parched fields. Tomorrow Tom could begin the fall plowing which had been delayed for weeks and weeks. Tom, her Tom, would be the first farmer in the are?, to «xr> n rlmpnt with 'contour pin- in|. Re c fine ~ arm, she sighed contentedly and fell asleep. • • * T HE sun was high over the forest when Elaine awakened next morning. Leisurely, she slid out of the massive walnut bed, stepped barefoot on the thick, braided rug and strolled to the window. Curling up on the win- dowseat, she let the sun shine on her for a moment, wishing it would warm her spirits like it warmed her body. She gazed down in the valley where dairy herds grazed on the rain-freshened meadows, unmindful of the monotonous drone of Tom's tractor. Memories of last night pressed down on her, bringing with them the well- remembered fear and haunting sense of insecurity. Oh, if only she hadn't broken- that plate. She tried to whisper a prayer. "Please, God, make Tom's mother believe I'm truly sorry. Make her accept me. Make her like me." That helped a little. Dressing quickly in a pair of old brown slacks and drawing an old cardigan over her blouse, Elaine made the bed and started downstairs. Careful not to touch the glossy banister, she skimmed down the steps. But her feet grew heavy as she walked through the sun- brightened living, room and into the dining room. She paused at the kitchen door. Mrs. Dahlstrom apparently hadn't heard her footstepa on the polished linoleum. Staring out "the window, she nervously opened and closed her thin hands over the handle of the woven basket on the table before her. At last Elaine forced herself to speak. "Good morning, Mrs. Dahlstrom. How is your thumb?* Mrs. Dahlstrom pushed back the sag in her shoulders and, without turning her head, said, "Good morning. My thumb it fine, thank you." "Are . . . are you fixing a picnic?" Elaine inquired timidly. There was a brittle quality in Mrs. Dahlstrom's veiea. "Na picnic this," she replied. "I'm get* ting ready to take naming lunch out to Tom and Bill." The ring in her voice filled Elaine with new d:.~-:iay. .«*• * CORRUGATED METAL CULVERT PIPE Automatic Flood Gates Concrete Culvert Tilt Concrete Septic Tanka Metal Septic Tanka Bett Prices — Prompt Delivery Webb Culvert Tile Co. Highway 61 at State Linn Phone 3-8414 Political Announcement The Courier News Is authorized to announce the following candidate for the Preferential Primary July 27. For SUit ReprestnUtlT* MiMlMippi Connty H. H. (Buddy) Howard NOTICE Open 24 Hours a Day Except Sunday For Rotary Hoe, Culti-Pack- er, Planters, Spray Equipment, Seed Corn, Hy-Brid cotton seed, Storage Bins— Anything In Farm Equipment Bought from us will be a Savings to You. HARDY Soles & Service 70S Clear Lake Ave. Ph. 3-6978 HEADQUARTERS FOR PLAY EQUIPMENT Swlnfg, Slides, Sand Boxtt and Monkey Climbi Hubbard Hardware NEED PAINT? Wt can Save You Money Pittsburg Standard Outside White 3.49 Sunbrite Outside White 1.95 Also In Paatel Shade* ROSE SALES CO 501 8. 21 St. "Daddy, if you're going to wear the tie Mom bought you for your birthday, why are you stuffing that old one in your pocket?" •ope, 1»M to MCA «*ntH. JUST WHAT ARC YOU UP TO, KEITH TVE PEALEST TUIN6 TMAL IWEB HAPPENED TO US/ WITH ME INSTEAD OF COME.MACTHA, WE CANY KEEP TWCMAN WATTING^ UTEAWODCMN0 OWSUTB?. MAETWA AWDTHELMX HMEWOBKED LATE IN I'M SURPRISED THAT \tXJ'D KILL A BUG--. EVEN A r-S BAD J ONE! THE /?££> LADY BUGS ARE GOOD FOR THE GARDEN.. WORRY POP' IU 0E LUCKV IP TH5 AT THE WALLS AIR IN HERE HOLPS OUT LON6 f NOLX5H TO COMPLETE THIS VIC PUMT FJNC75 A LBW6TJ-1 OP CHAIN! HIS OMB SUM THREAP OF-HOPE,- &UT, MK5. FKAVNE, DON'T VOU KEMEMBEK? THE FlKE LA5T PUT IT OUT] TWSD TO WJkKE VOU-. FIRE? IW, NOT HWtP TO HOW DID IT WU MUSHE FALLEW ASLEEP WITH A SUKWW6 CISARET £?M THE ASM TRAY. THE BLOW1MO TAIfJ KNOCKED IT OFF 9Ut THAT GAW'T BE SO! I-'AA V6RV CAREFUL ABOUT THATl &ND I RECALL KEADIM6 FOR 50fAB TIME AFTER CRUSHING THE LAST ONE OUT • JO/WDWR&. MENTION AWV THING AR0UTTHE DKAPE5 M1S5IMS HtOM M WlWDOW* CWtPET <?IHTE THAT HE 15, HOLVtOW/ MiATCHA RSGER TO DO NOW? TH'ONLY THING! CAN DO.- « 7 WHATB THAT VCXJ dWD-BOUT^OUR HORSE SWNtiY NO MATCH FOR OUR UTTLEOLP EUSTACE REALLY IS A WAR HORSE, NO WPDfNfi! BUSS I WANT V •no SEE you ABOUT \ THO5E SUSPf NC€HS SOLD ME! >OU ©UARANTECD TWEY VOULO I DEMAND AWEPUNO. 1 /LEAVE US NOT BE HASTY J IP I SAJD TWEVD WO»)C...THEY ELASTIC it TOO WEAK TO WOLD UP MY TWOUSERS! I CQN'T WANT UNSATISFIED CUSTOMEI2S!

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