The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 90, 19W BLTTHSVILLE (ASK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE KIN! OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major Hoop It OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williomt MOT PER ME.' ISA TWfS A* OM? WHAT A PEETTy TH' NATTOW/ HOT M6--I WAMT TO 6FT TH* LCUSf JOS CONE TON14WT-" 1 (SOT A WTB TOMORROW NIGHT, AW 1 W K N6XT AN' TM' N6XT/ WBTHOU6KT XXI MI6HT LIKE SOMSTEAAWP CAKE*/ cms WILL BE TUB FIBST ra A/MAM !UEVJ Y£A1?5 EVE SlMCfr M A MftM AFT WAS PBE5IDEK5T THAT V0L) HA\IE A COLD TO VOOR COLD PKD6ARY PATES A . flOSSL. , P5ACS- 2«T OF TH& FRYlNS IOTP THE SgQOM = «•••, -==?T. _ HEROES ARE MAPE -WOT 6ORW _; WeVE BEEN T A LITTLE TRYIN& TO UNLOCK HIM ML MORMIN& YOU CAN TAKE IT EAST, LADDIES OUR PATIENT IS 6CXN6 TO SURVIVE I EMERGENCY CASt ATThlf- CBJMPET HUT--- OWE IT MORE SAS. HARRY/ jusrwow SOLVED THf SILLY 1HIH6/ T.l.vision — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel 5 Thursday Night, Dec. .10 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Groucho Marx 7:30 Cavalcade of America 8:00 Dragnet 8:30 Theatre 9:00 Video Playhouse - 10:00 Playhouse of Stare 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Dollar A Second 11:15 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off Friday, Dec. 31 4:50 Meditation 7:00 Today 7:25 Weather 7:30 Today 7:55 Memphis Today 8:00 Todny 8:25 Memphis Today 8:30 Today 8:55 Exercises with Cathy B:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Storyland 9:45 Shopping at Home 10:00 Home Show 11:00 Betty White Show ll;30 Feather Your N«t 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 TV Movie Matinee 1:00 3 Steps to Heaven 1:15 Amy Vanderbllt 1:20 Charm with Cathy 1:30 HomemaKers Program 2:00 Greatest G1U 2:15 Golden Windows 2:30 One Man's Family 2:45 Concerning MlM Marlowe 3:00 Hawkins Falls 3-15 First Love 3:30 World of Mr. Sweeney 3'45 Modern Romances 4:00 Pinky Lee Show 4:30 Howdy Doody 5-.00 Captain Video .1-10 Interesting Person 5:20 Mr. Single 5:25 Weatherman 4:30 Wild Dill Hickofc 6:00 Evening Serenade 6--15 News Reporter 6:30 Eddie richer 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Red Buttons 7:30 Life of Rlley 8:00 Big Story 8-30 Gene Autry 9:00 Cavalcade of Sports 9:45 Sports Spotlight 10:00 Lorreta Young 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Musical Varieties 10:55 New Year's Eve In Times Square 11:10 Les Passee New Years Eve Cabaret 11 -.40 Tonight 12:00 Sign Off WHBQ Channel 13 Thursday NlRht, Dec 30 6:00 Western Theatre 6-.15 Weather 6:20 News 6:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Doug Edwards 0:45 Jane Froman 7:00 Ray Mliland 7:30 Climax 8:30 Four Star Playhouse 8:00 Public Defender 9:30 The Star and the Story 10:00 Wenther 10:05 News 10:13 Late Show Friday, Dec. 31 7:00 Morning Show 8:55 News 9:00 Garry Moore 10:30 Strike It Rich 11:00 Valiant Lady 11:15 Love of Life 11:30 Search 'or 11:45 Guiding Light Tomorrow 12:00 News 12:05 Kitchen Magic 12:30 Welcome Traveler 1:00 Robert Q. Lewis 1:30 House Party 2:00 Big Payofr 2:30 Lady or the House 2:45 Bob Crosby 3:00 Brighter Day 3:15 Secret Storm a-.3Q On. Your Account 4:00 Portia Faces Life 4:15 Early Show 5:30 Mars Patrol 6'00 Hartoontlrne 6:15 Weather 6:20 News 6:25 Do You Know Why 6:30 Doug Edwards 6:45 Perry Como 7:00 Annie Oakley 7:30 Ray Bolger 8:00 Pepsi Cola Playhouse 8:30 Our Miss Brooks 9:00 The Line Up 9:30 December Brld« 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show FOR SALE AMMONIUM NITRATE We have available for Immediate delivery 33% Ammonium Nitrate at a Reduced Price through December 31st. Will lo;id trucks from 8 to 5 except Saturday and Sunday. Henderson Seed Co. Hwy. 61 South Phone PO. 2-2860 PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET I Fresh Oysters • Country Hams • Pure Country Sorghum • Fruit Cake Ingredients • Fruit Cakes Nationally Advertiied & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In w« DellTM Come In 1044 Chick T1IK STOHY: Captain Crolc derkhnnilj* on Iho rivcrliont tict «rnl flcalli nrr ttnttlfiiK drji[tFi ndoc.i ivho Krrk In ohdlln a Nbll ment of rilled dmtined for Union Army ontnnnt tin the Cnl( rado Hlvcr. Crotch's life wa liiiTrd ]>r RndrllfT Burke, who hi ntrmcil to 1>« behind tile morr I Ket the rlllcn. Hnrke ut la 'C VII eir leader the Gila . City mob soon backed over jthe gangplank. Actually, they [had been defeated before Belairc 'went down. They had known it, land Bclaire had known it — rotch had read the desperation jin his face, even as the man's igun was turning toward him. But what were the reasons for [Burke coming to the General 'Heath's support? Now, as Crotch .'recalled the look on Belaire's iface, he knew the man had rec- lognized Burke in that last mo- iment before death blanked his (mind. Crotch thrust his gaze on Burke and found him still hold- •ing his pistol. "You fight like a veteran," •Burke admitted coolly. "I had no idea they'd battle so fiercely for steamboat passage." Crotch started a growl low in [his throat. Now it came to him clearly: shooting would be bound to arouse Murphy, and once that first shot had been fired by Belaire, Burkc's plan had miscarried. What good was his wagon, his looted guns, when he was too weak lo withstand a charge of the post's cavalry! Primarily, Burke was a shrewd man. He had altered his plan, electing to buy his way into Crotch's confidence by saving his life. Crotch turned away from Burke toward his own men. I don't owe him anything, he thought. Burke had masler- min £?.djhjs raid after the rifles; he had had his own strange reasons for being satisfied with Belaire's death. There had been no favor, Crotch would give none In return. On the foredeck h« found Melott with his head pressed between cupped palms. His engineer ha't taken severe punishment and was groaning. "Whatever made them put up such a fight? Whatever made them do it?" Melott demanded. "Jim, it's not .what you think." Melott removed one hand at a time from his rank wet face. He had bony, lean features, a long sharp nose and a cleft chin. .His eyes were points of fire. "Why did you say that?" "We're carrying guns for the army. For the Federals, Jim." Melott's lips were white and his eyes were shadowy blanks, expressing absolutely nothing. He said heavily, "I had an idea of that. Why do we have to do it? What's the matter with sending them o"e- land? Murphy could make up a train." "No, Jim! Murphy can't spare men enough to guard that kind of shipment. The Apaches would go for those guns!" "What about the Amador? Did Jamison turn them down?" "Murphy didn't give him a chance. He's afraid of Maddix, of Calhoon." Crotch paused, then added, "He knows Navigation's out to break us." • V • MELOTT stared across the dry stretch of arrow-weed that swept beyond range of eyesight. For a long time he had known something like this was going to happen. The Territory was too important not to be fought over, and the General Heath must come into it He said stiffly, "I was born under the same flag as you, It hasn't made the wisest choice la this, nor done all that was fair. But I guess it will still do. It will have to do, Irv—there's no other way." An hour later his passengers began climbing over the side. Now they had enough fists and guns to withstand further trouble. Passengers on the river boats always fought for their own packet. Considering the Apache desert on each side of the river, it was a good thing this was so. Crotch's gaze fell on Dreyfus coming over the gangplank. Hs had someone else with him A woman! He was taking Queenie back to La Paz! His eyes flicked to her and he knew an instant's sharp regret He realized at once Queonie had thrown over her bakery shop for this. For this life in the parched hills with the utter loneliness, the hardship and the song of the wolves at night. Then, oddly, he remembered her tone When she had asked if Burke was coming upriver. It wasn't Dreyfus, then, but Burke! "She'll be no trouble to you," Dreyfus said as he pressed a sack of gold into the captain's hand, "Staterooms are all taken," Crotch murmured tritely. "Where Dreyfus sleeps will b« all right, with me," Queenie said. Her expression was gay, carefree, very nearly radiant, Crotch thought. She was dressed in a newly made Indian skirt. Later, he went back with his passengers and saw Dreyfus spread his blanket over the deck in the bow of the ship. Alongside it Dreyfus laid his rifle. Others were already sleeping beside him; the deck was beginning to fill with dark shapes of men in various positions of rest They had no top covering—th« wind on the river was like the blast from a furnace, and marsh mos-Quitoes were thick in the air. Now Queenie was coming toward him at a brisk walk and Crotch paused beside the rail. "You don't think I'm <*oing th« right thing?" she asked quietly. He lifted a shoulder. "So long as you don't hurt Dreyfus." She paused a moment, theft: "I'll do right by him." <T« B4 ConUaiMd) "romp I DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 3-4507 Hoars; 8 a.m. io 9 p.m. with DcliTerj to 7 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE 221 WMt M*ln St. TRUSSES EXPERTLY 1 FITTED KIRBY DRUGSTORES EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware WE BUY USED FURNITURE PHONE 3-3122 Wade Furn. Co. 1.19 SHOPPERS SPECIALS! FRESH HEN EGGS (Not 3 1 Pullets) doz. Apples - - - bu. $2.49 Oranges - 5 Ib. bag 29c APPLES S-490 Pink Meat Grapefruit - 6 for 25c Assorted Candies - - - Ib. 25c GrapefruitS Ib. bag 39c Paper Shell Pecans - - - Ib. 49c Pure Country Qt. 79c Sorghum-'/j gal. $1.29 Open Til' 10 p.m. Nightly Blytheville Curb Market 130 East Main RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS SW a Uh« Are. r-h. 1'tMi "I'm so disappointed! W» had one of th» mott «xp»niiY» ttacorator* in townr-*ut iomehow th» room* look fort the same!" "Thi« particular shot climaxed my picture-taking oareir- ihe tossed that ball smack into the camera!" 8UIE CHIP WOULD K WORE LIKE IT/ SURPRISED THE OLD MAN SENT HIM HERE ON A BG JO5 LIKE THI§ ONE 6JOOKS PK06A&LV WANTED AN EXCUSE TO DO THE TOWN; WPN/LOOX WTHE 5UNOLE/6KOTHEI!,STANO CAN YOU STICK AKWD.ED? THAT WAS YOUN'5 BROOKS NOSMWJ.HE'SONHISWAY OVER TO HUDDLE ON THE KIDSE "SPECS! MOWING IN NEW YORK CITY... 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