The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1954 · Page 7
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SATURDAY, MAY 29, 1954 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER M«Wg PAGE SEYEW OUR BOARDING HOUSE - with Major Hooplt Williams OUT OUR WAY THE OILY ONES S^H/ASIFTDID^T [6JOVJ/TH05& CHOVMDER- KEADED BLAST SWIN6 AROUMD H£ KPKS MERELY SWING AROUKJD POT THAT fc[ ATROCIOUS SCRAVML MY DRESSER? LOOK MOW, BUT 6OT Bur IP tou WAVE A uOAoer> iCtBOX AND DOMT OBJECT TO A SITTER INVITING MIS SQUAW / OETHALF RAT6S . WITHOUT AMV KNOCKDOWNS/ Jusr WHAT I'M LOOKING FDR/ WWAT DOYQU Ttfevfeioii — Tonifht, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 Saturday Night, May 39 0:00 Bank 6h the Sftan 6:30 Amateur Hour 7:00 Show Of 3tow» 8:30 git Rarade 9:00 Wrestling 10:0p Public Defender 10 -3b New* f :40 Weather •AS Amateur Night :45 Sign 6ff Suadfty, May 30 10:36 News 10:30 this Is the Ulc ii:00 Youth wafat* 11:30 Frontiers <# Fait>h 12:00 Zoo Parade 12:30 Tour riiture 1:00 Capitol News 1:30 Kufela. Fran & OM« 2:00 Memtjhis S&uslc 2:30 Stu Brwln 3:00 Pride of the Famtty 3:30 Ethel & Albert 4:00 Meet the Press 4:30 Roy Rogers 5:00 Television Theaw* 5:30 Mr. Peepers 6:00 Comedy Hour 7:00 TV Playhouse 8:00 Racket Squa'd 8:30 Badge 7/14 9:00 Story T-heatr* 9:30 News 9:40 Weathwr 9:45 News Weakly 10:00 Colonel FiSto* 10:30 News 10:45 Sunday Nigtot The* 12:00 Sign OK Monday, May H 5:50 Meditation 6:00 Today 6:25 News 6:30 Today 6:55 News 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Ding Done School 8:30 Betty WHite Sfciow 8:55 Charm with Cathy 9:00 Home Show 10:00 Bride <Ss Groom 10:15 Hawkins FaHs lfc:30 Snopping at Home 11:00 Storyland 11:15 3 Steps to Heaven 11:30 Homemakew li:00 News 1&:15 Farm News 12:30 Channel Five Club i:00 Kate Smith 2:00 Welcome Travelers 2:30 On Your Account 3:00 Pinky Lqp Show 3:30 Howdy DooSy 4:00 Bert Olswanger 4:15 Armchair Advejitura 4:30 Lash of the West 4:45 Hartoon 5:00 Captain Video 5:15 Interesting Person 5:25 Weatherman 5:30 Tony Martin Btoow 5:45 News Caravan 6:OJD Name tha$ Tune 6:30 Voice erf Firestone 7:00 Cisco Kid 7:30 Robert Montgomery 8:3<3 Who Said That 9:00 News 9:15 President Eisenhower 9:45 Clete Robert* 10:00 Wrestling t'p:30 News lp:40 Weather 4):45 Adventure 10:45 Adventure 11:00 Film Feature 11:30 Sign Off 6:00 Jackie Gleason 7:00 Two for the Money 7:30 Favorite Husband 8:00 That's My Boy 8:30 Name's the Same 9:00 Wrestling 10:00 Big Playback 10:15 Weather li>:20 News W:30 Late Show Saturday Night, May 38 Sunday, May 30 1:00 Look Up and Live 1:30 Invitation to Ideas 2:00 Man of the Week 2:30 Youth Takes Stand 3:00 Adventure 4:00 American Week 4:30 You Are There 5:00 Earn Your Vacatioix 5:30 Private Secretary 6:00 Toast of the Town 7:00 Fred Waring 7:30 Man Behind Badw 8:0p Jfa. and Mrs. North 8:3p What's My Line 9:00 News Special 9:15 Photogravure 9:30 Break the Bank 10:00 Walter Wlnchell 10:15 Martha Wright 10:30 Workhop 13 lb:45 Rotomaglcian Monday, May 31 6:00 Morning Show 7:55 News 8:00 Arthur Godfrey 8:45 Exercise with Joye 8:00 Arthur Godfrey 8:30 Strike It Rich 10:00 Valiant Lady it):15 Love of Life ife:30 Search for To'row ll):45 Guiding Light il:00 Kitchen Magic 11:25 News 11:30 Garry Moore lS:30 Double or Nothing ft:30 House Party 1:00 Big PayolC 1:30 Fashion F>ir 2:00 Brighter Day 2:15 Secret Storm 2:30 Robert Q. Lewis 3:00 Early Show 4:15 Don Franklin Bhow 4:30 Western ThealJer 5:00 Mars Patrol 5:30 News 5:45 Perry Como 6:00 Burns and Allen 6:30 Talent Scout 7:00 I Love Lucy 7:i) Bed Buttons 8:00 Studio On* 9:00 Lttxsrac* 9:30 Jncore Theater 10:00 weather lfc:0& Hews lfc:15 Do You Know 10:20 Late Snow $•• 's Newtft Mos« Modern SfRVKTf STAT/ON CONHY'S CONOCO SERVICE Corner Aa4i & Division — Blythtville Conoco Su^or Oat with TCP — Conoco Super Motor Oil G. 0; POETZ OIL CO. "/ Se// That Stuff" Phone 2-2089 Oregon's Crater Lake fe 2000 feet deep. KILLER 99% Pure Sodium Chlorate 700 U. $1 *%50 Drum 12 WebbCMTifcCo. Highway 61 at State Line Phone OSborne 3-8414 1KB STORTi After •BV!B*> t* kvj an old ear, ^e wlMkc* of fcfa parent*, Madixw, 18, to a Uttl« *oar kU baryalM. Pride womt let hi admit «Ma «o kto pareats. « erea altm h* find* tkat there nre erpea»e» beyond tk* I**T DOWT suppOM I hav« to | A ten yo« that M I find out (you're misusing the car, 111 insist [you give it up." Ricky's father isaid. -Gosh," Ricky said, "I couidn't be reckless in this old, car if I :wanted to. I bet it wouldn't go icver 40 if you had it wide open. iBut I*H be carefai. With every- ithing it's going to cost me, Td ibe a fool to risk getting in a -wreck?" Mr. Madison smiled slightly at Ibe sett-righteous tone that had crept into Ricky's voice. "I trust your judgment, Ricky," he said. "But from the looks of your car, I wouldn't do much driving until I had better tires oc it, and fixed it up a tittle." When bis father left, Ricky went to tt» far jide of hie car and sat down by the front wheel. Stuck. His father knew it, his mother knew it, the guys knew it and he knew it Trying to act like a big shot, he'd really shown himself up for a dope. No won- ider they were laughing at him, ithe way he had let Merle cheat him. No wonder Sharon had looked at him to disgust. He'd proved that he was a worse kid than she thought Payments . . . insurance . . . license . . . parts. ... He was stuck for a couple of hundred bucks, and he'd have to take that grocery Job now. And what did be have to show for ft? A junker nobody wanted. But he'd show them all! He'd prove he hadn't been cheated. He'd rebuild his car until he had a rod that could match wheels with anybody. K could b« done— maybe. Then they wouldn't sneer at him. Not after he showed w bat be could do. That wai the ticket all right Work quietly, and make a real bomb out of the coupe. And then, some day when they were all giving him a rough time, invite Link to drag against him. Ricky grinned, thinking about his coupe leaving Link behind. "Ricky . . ." There they were, at the bead of the drive. Link, Chub, Sherm and Jerry, sitting in their cars. Ricky scrambled to bis feet. "It's all right guys," he yelled. "Good enough," Jerry yelled back. "We brought you some stufE." * • • WTHILE Ricky watched with ** glowing eyes, the, boys took the "stuff' out of the trunk* of their cars. Ricky shook his head in wonder as each of them came toward him rolling a tire and carrying other equipment "We thought you might need these gummies," Jerry said, leaning his tire against Ricky's car. They're aH better than the ones you've got on." "Gee," Ricky said sbakily. "I sure appreciate it" "It wasn't nothing," Link grunted. "Just old stuff we couldn't use. I brought an old spring, too. It's good enough to keep that junker of yours from riding on the door handle." Chub added to his tire gift a dented chrome extension for Ricky's exhaust pipe, a death's- head gearshift knob, and a radio antenna. Ricky was grateful for the antenna, even though he didn't have a radio. It gave him a place to mount and fly the thinning squirrel tail that Sherm had brought along with some extra chrome acorn nuts for the heads. "Gee, guys," Ricky said shakily, looking at the treasures they had brought. "I'll never forget you guys. Anytime I have anything you need, you just ask." "We're just trying to make sure you won't exnlode when you're out with us," J?rry said. Ricky was reluctant to have this friends examine the car. S« J didn't want them to see how bad : it really was. "Start her up," Lit* said. If she'll start- Ricky started bis motor and got out again while it idled. Link lifted the hood and unscrewed the radiator cap. "Bubbles," be said tersely. Ricky's heart sank. Bubbles could mean a cracked block or cracked head. If that were true, he was really in for trouble^ When the motor stopped, Link pulled out the' oil dip-stick and examined it closely, then ian his fingers along it "No water or bubbles," Link said. "I guess the heads and block are okay. Probably a blown head gasket You'll want new ones anyway, when you tear this mill down and dean it up." Link got in the car and pressed the starter without turning on the key. "She clicks," he said. "Starter drive teeth are worn." He started the car. He gunned it a few times, and clouds at dark smoke rolled out of the exhaust "My carburetor needs work," Ricky said. "Get new jugs," Sherm said. "Don't fool with that otM." walked around to fttt back of the car. The put- putting at the tailpipe indicated leaky exhaust valves. Ricky put his hand down to touch tb« muffler. K was hot Well, a valve and ring job was to be expected. It was expensive, though, "I still think you ought to take it back," Jerry said. "You guys don't understand," Ricky said, needing to convince them and himself that be oufbt to keep the car. "I wanted an old junker. I'm going to take this car and work on it until H it something. Then I'll sell it and buy something decent I'd ba afraid to fool around with anything good until I knew tnort about it" "Say . . ." Chub's round face creased into a wide, admiring smile. "You got something thera, boy. Why didn't I think about that? There's a lot I'd like M learn—on your car.** (I* Be Political Announcement Th« Courier News Is authorized to announce the following candidate for the Preferential Primary July 2T For Stotc MfegtMippt Co»ntr H. H. (Buddy) Howard CLOSE OUT Many Pattern Dtehea * Price Hwfebord Hardware ATTENTION Car & Truck Owners: Tailored Seat Covers, Woven plastic $50 val 34.50 Truck seat covers Installed 4.95 Door Panels, Covered 3.50 Head Liners 15.00 Convertible tops 39.95 SMITH MATTRESS & UPHOLSTERY CO. Ph. 3-4295 So. Hiway 61 HEADQUARTERS FOR PLAY EQUIPMENT Hubbard Hardware SHADY PARKING Ole Hickory Inn 707 W. Chlckasawba TV - RAIO SERVICE More Than 20 Years Training and Experience. Factory Service Guarantee on All Makes. Blyttieville Sales Co. Felix Carney, Mgr. 109 £. Main Ph. 3-3616 NEED PAINT? Wt can Savt You Money PitUburg Standard Outside White 3.49 Svnbrite Outside White 1.95 Also In Pastel Shade* ROSE SALES CO 501 S. 21 St. will "They walk, they wave their trunks—take one home and satisfy that old call of the wild!" "Are you skilled i*i the art of self-defense?' VOUfeE TELLING ME/FEED YNQU \\ONTWkVEANV \ TUANk'S,TONY..JVE \ I HOPE BLLV DOESNT ME FOB BEING LATE.- WE I TEOUBLE GETTING A. / SEEN ENOU6W OF J HAVE TCOU&LE WITH WEEE'S \oui? CHECVC."\ DIDN'T UKE MV EXCUSES/ / JOB.-LOTS OF our-/ KWSDON.ciry-.ilLA TWAT FITS A.COUND HEFE \MCVEON. NEED 60OD DENEBS. LEN.UtfETOSEEXXJ LEAVE. BE COU6H WHEN HE / WANTS TO/ ..AND THE BEAUTIFUL SENOR1TAS! OH WALDO WHY YOU'RE RIGHT!! WE CAN'T GO!! TMINK!! THE 5 WAV ING- PALMS.... THE DREAMY MU5IC THE MOONLIT PQR VOLUNTEERS TO GO tO OUR SOUTH AMERICAN POP ANC7 US WERE AWE5--SHOE KE- IWlt SCHOOL PfT THP VmS YEAH--TO HELP US KNOCK OF* A CERTAIN/ SAFE IN THE /WJSEUK X3U W*WT TO SB! HfcW ALV* Afi*M/ —SO I A5KE17 A LITTLE FAVOR OF- HW/ MOU WA6INJETHAT? THI5 MC«MIK3G 5HE PfD 5EEIA MOKE LIKE 5HE W/X5 WHEM RK5-T CMAE BUT DO YOU JI MU£T SET yNE ALL HATE TO 5EE TO G0?\1BA£K HOMEIV WW GO, BOggyj SUT HE wow i CAM >—,-c-^ T OOK THIS JOB- TO H&LP VlStTWIfHMDO ^1 V.U50UT^WECAMT ABUSE NJ. OF COURSE, EX5fl HOW I VUJ5T BREPvK DOWM TMCE MV WORD FPR IT, MM BOBBY BPOC, AMD *PM!T I'M THE JO! LET KMOW HOW IT WORKS OUT' OWE WHO Kf<TE5 MOST TO 5EE YOU LEAVtl PlPN'T WANT TO BBUWKIWDTD VOU! MOW SHE'LL BE FRE€ TO PROVE If! ...HAD *X O»XR GOING FROM MORNING TO NIGHT...KXJ WERE IN TERRIBLE SHAPE... ...PUFFED LIKE A, LOCOMOTIVE./ THtNKA DIDN'T CIXRE/ TH^T/ GEE/ IF MXl ATE / RIGHT NOW OR NOT.' I I COULD EAT HALF A COW.' YOU'VE AL- READYEATEN A COW AMD A HALF TOO MUCH/ BUT, OOP, I HAD TO DO FT,. YOU WERE KILLIN' VOJR5ELE. IF VHADNT MADE ME QUIT SMOKIN', I WOULDN'T BE ALL TH' TIME LOOKIN' FOR SUMPIN TO EAT? QUIET HE .' MAYBE I SHOULD FIXING WILL WAKK

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