The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1954 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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'WML} OOWMMl FAOHLBTM OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major HoopU ?KAT tT,T\M!66S/ WHAT DO MEANl/lUE BALL'S IM" DOMT -TELL ME I'vjE M6RGED IT IM THAT AGAIN •*•* JUST 5klMMED OVER IT, HIT A COPPE AMtfLE- gOUNCcS AMD! !M-OJ6 PLOPPED m we WINS OUT 6Uft WAt By J. ft. Williams M Z OH.NO.W UYEKMORE, TOO/ , TWENTTY FEWER ATOM. FLIPS THAN YESTERDAY/ CAN'T EVEN SELL A REPEAT ORDER (SI6W) I FEAR THERE'S WO WAY our OF wr BEASTLY DILEMMA, MR. MtGOOSEY/ Tcltvision — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel f 9:00 10:00 Tuesday Night. May 25 lt):15 6:00 Milton Berle 10:30 7:00 Fireside Theatre 11:00 7:30 Circle Theatre 11:15 8:00 Truth or Conse. 11:30 : 8:30 Biff Baker 12:00 9:00 Mr. District Atty. 12:15 •. 8:30 News 12:30 9:45 Clete Roberts 1:00 10:00 Dave Garroway 2:00 aO:30 News 2:30 10:40 Weatherman 3:00 10:45 Adventure 3:30 I'l :00 Film Featurettt 4:00 -11:30 Sign Off 4:15 Wednesday, May 26 4:30 5:50 Meditation 4:45 6:00 Today 5:00 6:25 News 5:15 6:30 Today 5:25 (5:55 News 5:30 ' 7:00 Today 5:45 7:25 News 6:00 7:30 Today 6:30 7:55 News 7:00 8:00 Ding Dong School 8:00 8:30 Betty White Show 8:30 , 8:55 Charm with Cathy 9:00 Home Show Bride & Groom Hawkins Falls Shopping at Home Storyland 3 Steps to Heaven Homemakers News Farm New Channel Five Club Kate Smith Welcome Travelers On Your Account Pinky Lee Show * Howdy Doody Berl Olswanger Armchair Adventurt Lash of the West Hartoons Captain Video Interesting Person. Weatherman Eddie Fisher News Caravan I Married Joan Superman TV Theatre This is your Itfe Playhouse Favorite Story 8:30 News 9:45 Clete Roberts 10:00 Soundstage 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Adventure 11:00 Big Picture 11:30 Sign Off WTTDQ Channel IS Tuesday Night, May 25 6:00 Sky King 6:30 Bed Skelton 7:00 Meet Millie 7:30 Steel Theater 3:30 See It Now 9:00 Danger 9:30 Danny Thomas 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show Wednesday, May 26 6:00 Morning Show 7:55 News 8:00 Arthur Godfrey 8:45 Exercise with Joye 9:00 Arthur Godfrey 9:30 Strike it Rich 10:00 Valiant Lady First port of Prance was the ancient Norman capital of Rouen, on the Seine River about 30 miles inland from the coast. Guaranteed Watch Cleaning 36 J -> 50 H ««* S., Service Watch It completely disassembled, machine cleaned, pivots polished, hairspring; adjusted. Two Watchmakers THOMPSON Jewelers 114 W. MAIN Next Door to Wade Fnrau Catastrophes are accidents killing five or more persons. WEUMATIC ARTHttTK ViCTHMS A «MeUl XnUrfe C«*Ud Tmbtot. V Mtfcm blo«*4 itoMia from , Wffl not naiuwte. lUducm uric »oid. giving- Quick, lonEcr kstfn» relief to deep- Mated p«lnt. 0*t cmnint AJt Pain "SUHit Tablet*. KIRBT DRUG STORES We Service All Makes Commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Bill's Refrigeration Service J337 Birch Phone 3-6986 romp DILIVERY SERVICE Phone 3-4507 H««rs: 8 a.m. to 19 pan. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hub bar 4 Hard wart Phone 2-2015 bf MHwy CragcNr MMM B % Mttt, Cnflor Mm. If?00 STORY: Ricky Wadlnan. 14, want* a "hot rod" bccanae •everal of hi* friend* havt car« they have rebnilt. A^ainnt the advice of hf» parent*. h« witn- 'dra'ws his ma-ringrii from the bank, where hi« fnther U canhier, and offers to boy a Jonker from a ***re»atable dealer f«r 90S. CX^NNOR scratched his unshaven chin. He had 3Ricky in his, pocket now. The •tiling was to keep the price down iio what he was sure the kid ^would be able to pay. It could <go up a little more. "Well," 3Merle said reluctantly, leaning against the coupe. "Sixty-five Avas the cash price. On terms, it •would have to be $75. Book work and all that stuff. And I think ttiat other feller might be back with a cash offer of $65. The one I told you about. I imagine ftie'll go tip another five. Sure would like to see you have it, of course, but I can't just give you $10, can I?" "I guess not," Ricky said. All h knew was that he had to have the car before it was bought out from under him. "I guess I can do it for $75." • "You won't regret it," Merle said, taking Ricky's $50 and tucking the bills in his overalls. "Clean that car up a little and you can probably turn right around and sell it for a hundred." Ricky followed Merle into the garage where he signed to pay the remaining $25 in 25 weeks, and the deal was over. It was 'Ricky's car. Merle took an ignition key from the nail where it had been hanging, and handed jt to Ricky. "She's all yours," he said in a tone of relief. "Don't 'drive too fast, now." Chuckling at his own joke, Merle went into the large part of the garage where he had a flat tire to fix. , Ricky looked at the tarnished key in his hand. He felt different. Like he'd come to Merle's garage a kid, and suddenly turned H* won't a Jud *or more. He had a car. He'd caught up with the other guys. He was as big and as independent as anybody . . . even his father. The difference between a kid and a man was something you had to discover for yourself. * * • WHEN Ricky walked out of the garage toward his car, he noticed tilings that had escaped his attention before. Now that he had $50 in the car and owed another $25, he saw for the first time that the tires were so bald the cord showed in patches on two of them. There was a sag to the left that suggested a broken spring, and an appearance of being out of line that indicated the car had been wrecked, and maybe had a sprung frame. He climbed in the car carefully, wiping his feet on the grass outside before placing them on the filthy floorboard. He held the key tightly between the thumb and forefinger of his right hand, and his hand trembled as he inserted the key in the ignition lock. He turned the key, shoved in his clutch and kicked the starter. It wouldn't start Merle flooked out of the garage. "What's the matter?" he yelled. "Can't you start?" "She won't catch." Ricky looked hopefully at the mechanic. Merle strolled toward the car with maddening slowness. He poked his head inside and looked at the dash. "For one thing," he said laconically, "you're out of gas. I had about a gallon in the tank, but I guess one of your friends must have took it." "Gas," Ricky said, feeling like fool. "Yeah." Ricky felt in hie pockets. Not even enough for a gallon. He'd hoped Merle would offer to fill the tank for free, as a gesture in honor of the purchase, but he was afraid to suggest that gen- LEAD PEOf^LE TME UPSTARTS THEY WON'T SPEND A TUPPENCE UNTIL FINAL EXAMS ACE OVER ' WONT EVEM ALLOW ME TO SPEAK TO THEM WHILE THEY'RE WEARING THOSE ABSURD TJ-UMK-BCNMIES/ This is th« third girl getting married this month! What's the idea—are all these people dissatisfied?" "Shultz! You expecting company? WE'S BI66EC BUTNQjVE GOT MOPE BEK!N6-DOJ'T RDC- eer THAT/.. OK^ KEEP \ow? LEFT^VDWIGW.IT PTOTECTS YOUE 04IN... , LlkE THIS?) THE WAV TO DEFEND VOUPSELF FEW k BULLY LUTE PJDGE HENVE IS WITH I DIDN'T HAVE TIME TO snow WIM MUCH, ANYWAY, IT'S woee A MATTER OF PSYCHOLOGY/ THE WMNTHiNSlST06lN/£HlM Ce, AND HE'S ALI?£Am ACQUIRING IT' THI5 IS THE Y TWATB NOT A WWZD SECOND TIME I TUING FOC AMAN NOUVE SEEN <&i TO DO, MBS. YOU IcF GOING TEACH ME WOW TO 10:15 Love of Life 10:30 Search for To'row 10:45 Guiding Light 11:00 Kitchen Magic 11:25 News 11:30 Garry Moore 12:00 Double or Nothing 12:30 House Party 1:0 Big Payoff 1:30 Lady of the House 2:00 Brighter Day 2:15 Secret Storm 2:30 Robert Q. Lewis 3:00 Early Show 4:15 Don Franklin Show 4:30 Western Theater 5:00 Mars. Patrol 5:30 News 5:45 Perry Como 6:00 Godfrey and Friends 7:00 Strike " it Rich 7:30 I've Got a Secret 8:00 Blue Ribbon Bouts 8:45 Do You Know Why 9:00 Sportsman's Club 9:15 Sports Time 9:30 Ray Bolger 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show By BILL WALKER WELL, THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID ABOUT SPELLING-... * WMV, APT MEANS SMA&T.. QUICK TO MOM. WHAT DOES IT MEAN WWEN TEACMER SAYS I'M APT? IF MOU WANT TO 6ftff HIM V ALIVBr A<3AiSJ,SpU'l7 BETTEK *"""* ALOM€> fiMCX ANC7 QUItT/ AN0WK/2M JU«t TOO/ TILLIN'A HKR MTHMtl (HiEN LIST5M, PUNCH-WHEN NOU LJKt THEOLC?MAKJ'$ A W. L. WALKER INSURANCE AGENCY Glenco Bldg. Phone 3-4360 Political Announcement 1 The Courier News Is authorized to announce the following candidate for the Preferential Primary July 27. YOU TELL f*E WHY/ MILBAMKS LOOK OU TM 1 YOU'VE AL50 8ECM PUTTIMG _..... YOU SWITCH CAP5ULE5 ON HBR1 *E^KCH THI5 ZOO*, FOR HER SUPPLY. JO I POllCE !•—-^ - ^••••P- •'»•» tw?i // ir*ifa4^n^r^» fcvwrv VPV in 50LC5 0' YOUK 5LIPPEK5..FLOUR THAT 1 PUT 0*J BO&By'6 FLOORi MID THAT YOU TRACKED THRU TH' HM.L! MO OOKia CAP6ULE51 AND , _ 5EKIOU50FFEI05E! YOU ACCUSE ME CAM BA&ILY TRACE WHERE OFTERRORIZIW6 For State Representative Mississippi Coonty WOULD 1 DO THAT? H. R (Buddy J Howard HEADQUARTERS FOR PLAY EQUIPMENT Swings, Slides, Sand Boxes and Monkey Climbs Hubbard Hardware SHADY PARKING Ole Hickory Inn VE5, MY BOV, THAT'S FOOD... A GOOD ANJD 5UFICIE AMOUNT FOR/ THE LIKES^Jt*-i ALL RIGHT, COME WITH LOOK, DOC,THIS AIN'T NUTHIN TO GET FUNNY ABOUT! I CAN'T SEE AW REASON FOR 5ETTIN 1 A GUY LIKE ME DOWN TO A Lll DAB THIS/ ME ...I'LL SHOW \OUTHI WHAT'S THIS? ONE 5T1NKIN' OL' LAMB CHOP, A POTATO, AW A 5LAB6A TOAST,. THA'S FOOD?? BEST ONE IN THE 707 W. Chlckasawba TV - RADIO ...ILLTHINK: o 1 I WAS 5TACKIN6 WOOD BUT THIS BOARD SIS/INS IP I LET SO, THE WHOLE PILE WILL FALL DOWN.' WHAT SHALL C v SOMETHIN".' W1*W I COULD ns«t? A WK/ r LATCH CM TO A FEW O' ELMERS VELLE* YUMMIES...WEY, WHAT'S THAT? S*VORT 0* SO VVV CQOONKR 1VV TVQVJKSS - QOO'S COOQSt'. VMO - with, Delivery to 7 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE 2C1 West Main St. KILLER 99% Pure Sodium Chlorate 700 Lb. Drum 12 Highway 61 at State Line Phone OSborne 3-8414 "How about adding a dollar's worth to my account?" Ricky asked, trying to sound casual. Merle hesitated. "Well, all right," he said, reaching for the hose. Ricky got back in his car with a feeling of relief. Once was all he'd need of Merle's cheap gas. After this, he would be getting the best ethyl gas from one oi the good stations, and after that, he'd be burning bis own fuel mixture. This time the car started. Ricky let it idle a moment to warm up. Also to give himself time to get up nerve to put the car in gear and drive away. It wasn't that he didn't know how to drive. He'd driven his friends' cars enough to have confidence in his ability. He didn't know where to go. . A happy inspiration struck him. The lake! * * * O"E started the car, driving toward the lake. In low gear be tromped on the gas pedal, tearing the insides of his car a* his wheels spun in the loose gravel. In second he held it wide open, trying to find out how fast it would go in that gear. Thirty- nine! A miserable, crawling, creeping, shuddering, wavering 39! The car kept trying to leap off the left side of the road, but h« gritted his teeth and fought it back. Another turn came up. Turns were frequent on this back road. He glared at it as though it were a personal enemy, Thit time like a race driver! He hit into the turn with inertia in full contempt of his attempts to pull his front wheels around. Because he could slid* he didn't roll, but he was sliding toward the ditch, his hands glued to the useless wheel. He felt his wheels leave gravel for grass. The rear wheels touched first, were slowed, and the front end of the car slammed around to head toward the fields. Momentum carried the car forward, throwing Ricky from side to side as the coupe left the road and headed into a shallow, broad ditch. SERVICE More Than 20 Years Training and Experience. Factory Service Guarantee on AH Makes. Blytheville Sales Co. Felix Carney, Mgr. 109 E. Main Ph. 3-3616 NEED PAINT? We can Savt You Money Pittsburf Standard Outside White 3.49 Svnbritt Outside White 1.95 Also in Pattel Shades ROSE SALES CO 501 S. 21 St.

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