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December 18, 1953

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

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_/RrPAT, DECEMBER 18, 1958 • ] OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Moior HoopU OUT OUR WAY I* J. R. Williami LB (ARK.)' COTJRTEH HEW* PAGE FTFTEEK VSH7.W THEV LOSE T TH' HULL WORK& dM ) A CLOCK WATCHER / WRISTT WATCH \ OM ONE HANP AM' A ) ClOAUET IM THE J OTHER./ WE'RE C__ BECOMIM' A NATION OF 'EM.' WELL, VOU 6OT TO ADMIT THEV LOSE TH' OWE HAKJP WHEN) YOU'RE HOLPW CI6AEET tw rr. SICK SCHOOUtWie* HAK-KAFF.'. SCHOOL IT 1 * LIK« THIS, UMCL6 BU.IJ — 1 MSAM AMOS/ >rl IEAMDEE, t KMOVJ J< YOU'RE A TRUTHFUL \j LAD, BUT THIS DOES -OPP1& CONCRETE AND STEEL ANP •OU CAN'T SMOKE CUT. OF A FIRE HAZARP/ BAHJ I COW'T THIWK THAT'S IT V A-TALL. VISITWIG A MAT6 ToilisHX AtJO, AMD — EE— vv)6 THAT IS— J06T SWe*qH<3 OOT OOR •WAT AROOKlD LIKE A 5HOe PLAVlMG , FROM THE CORNEPEP FEei6HTEK, A P IN BLOODSHOT^ COffiSX ROOtt ^- HE'* ABOARD COtMKODOKE ON THE PI PATE CEAfT/K. NATURAL GAS Heating and appliances. Installed bj bonded pipe fitter* and financed In 3d monthly payments. Insolation or other home im- proYcmenti included. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. WILL YOUR HOME BE HOT AND COLD THIS WINTER? Let our experts show yon the comfort and casuatness of heal- int with Natural Gai. Buy Now—Pay Later JEFF HESTER Plumbing & Heating Phone 8217 y Century with Natural Gas p. ' rompI DELIVERY SERVICE Phone -1507 Hnurs: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with Ddiverj tn 7 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE Z21 West Main St. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2»15 STAMP COLLECTORS Send for Free Premiums and Fine Approvals. SOUTHERN STAMPSHOP Bon 1165 Memphis, Tenn. FUEL OIL 6.0. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Stuff Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant-Promised Land For Fine Foods, Choose PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries We Deliver 2043 Call In Come In 1044 Chick. THE ANGELS FELL by Bruno fisc/ier XXVI pEN HELM'S mild brown eye: shifted alternately from me to Martha. He took his pipe from his mouth. "That's no animal." "Animal?" Martha arched hci brows. "Oh. you mean my kitten." she said brightly. He strode out to the hall. He had seen each of us come from there after he had heard us ascend stairs, so he had no trou- IMr. Helm." she said crisply. "I'm . s : afraid ' didn't think quickly 1 should have stopped you from goinp, down to the cellar." "Uh-huh." Helm said. "I wondered what made people like you two do such a thing. What's the story?" I told him. Hannah said nothing. "You sec." Martha said, jutting out the gun to show that she meant to use it if necessary. "1 see that she ought to be bit- finding the way down to the spankcdi » He | m to ia us disgust- eel lai. "He's going tp be considerably [embarrassed," Martha said. I Below us there were muttered ! voices and then a rather long silence- and then feet coming up ; the stairs. I They stopped in the hall. I ! heard Hannah say tonelessly: I "Please don't make a fuss. Just j drive me to my car." | " stood up. Through cigarct ; smoke Martha was looking to;ward the hall. 1 moved forward. (Helm was saying, "Miss Rahn i you don't just forget a thing like i this." Then I was in the hall edly "For your information, she in Washington. 1 phoned Washington shortly after you left Rahn's house this afternoon." He clicked the pipe against his teeth. "Uh-huh. 1 like to know what kind of people 1 work for and what ihcy're doing." Hannah Rahn opened the door and wepl out into the Light. Helm looked ailer her. his mouth angry and bitter. He uttered the proper consoling words, the meaningless words, that my with them. Hannah's eyes slithered my chest and away. She wore her checked raincoat, belled and buttoned. "She can't get away with this," I said. "She!" Helm's pinched, slightly hooked nose over the tight mouth was like the beak of a bird of prey but his fury was controlled. He was doubly dai.gerous because he would never give way to temper. "What about you?" he snapped. "She—" The curved pipe moved in his hand. "What's that for?" He was speaking to Martha. She had taken my heavy automatic out of the packet of my raincoat that I had left in the living room. Her own gun was in the cellar. In her coat. "You're DO! taking her away, boy would be all right, and Ihen followed her. 1 shuffled into the living room and 1 picked up my hat and past coat. Martha handed me my gun. "A lot of good it did," 1 said 'THE basement apartment was ^ dank and cold, and so was I. The radio was on loud the way 1 had left it lo fool my shadow Fully dressed. I stretched out on my bed. I thought of pulling a cove: over me. but that would require too much effort. My eyes closed. . • A hand touched me. Opening my eyes.. I saw slender pink- tippei fingers on my arm. saw hazily a woman's profile no higher than my redinins head. "Dinal" I muttered. [ came fully awake and saw that she was nol Dina. Hannah Rahn knoll at the side ol my bed. Her ramhuod vat down; her nair was sleekly back from her brow and over her ears, I'm so terribly ashamed," she said and hid her face on my shoulder. I raised my wrist to look at my watch. Ten minutes after one. 1 had slept an hour and a hall, and the phone hadn't rung. Her hand lay on my chest. Ine spoke with her face against my shoulder. "1 drove home, but 1 didn't go into the house. 1 sat in the car, so ashamed that 1— I had to come back and tell you how terribly sorry I am." "Because you didn't get the briefcase." "You won't believe me when I say 1 care a great deal lor you." "You showed me tonight." 1 said with a bitterness that almost choked me. • • • «T THOUGHT Willie Shad was •*• responsible," she was saying. "I rushed home by plane to see what I could do to persuade him to let your son go." "Have you that much influence with gangsters?" 1 said scornfully. "1 hardly know him, but the briei'cas is not important to him. He wanted it merely as a favor to—to some people. When I arrived home this evening. Father pointed out lhat nobody to whom thi briefcase meant so much coulf 1 be involved in the kidnap- ing. So that lefl Dina." 1 said bleakly: "Wasn't 1 supposed to have murdered her?" "That was only a notion. It seemed to me that If Dina was hiding or about to run away from this part of the country she'd wanl desperately to see her son." Hannah fumbled with the two top buttons of her raincoat, a hand at each button. "1—1 phonec 1 >ou, pretending to be the kidnaper." I stood up and took three steps, as far as I could gel away from her without leaving the room, Her voice was behind me. say- ins, "1* w a f a terrible thing to do. but that briefcase means so much to me, I've worked Jo hard for Father's career." Suddenly the phone rang. (To Be Continued) Television- Tonite, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis, Channel 5 •FRIDAY NIGHT, DECEMBER 18 6:00 Football This Week 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Dennis Day 7:30 Life of Riley 8:00 Big Story 8:30 Hopalong Cassidy 9:00 Cavalcade of Sports 9:45 Greatest Fights 10:00 Letter to Loretta 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Hit Parade 11:15 Hollywood Movie Theatre 12:45 Sign 0« SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19 8:45 News & Meditation 0:00 Tootsie Hippodrome 9:30 Ed McConnell 10:00 Captain Midnight. 10:30 Pride of the Southland \ 11:00 Big Top 12:00 Cowboy G-Men 12:30 To Be Announced 2:00 Film Fcaturette 3:00 To Be Announced 4:00 Super circus 5:00 Soundstnge 5:30 My Little Margie 6:00 Ramar of the Jungle 6:30 Lone Ranger 7:00 Bonino 7:30 Amateur Hour 8:00 Show of Shows 9:30 Pride of the Family 10:00 Wrestling 11:00 News 11:10 Amateur Night at the Handy 12:05 Sign Off RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK Guaranteed Grovers Body & Radiator Shop 508 Cl. 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WAYNEACHSCOVEREDI HAD SO Y^FOR KNOWLEDSE-- HEREI COME IN ANP CRY ( MUCH LEFT...BILLY... ONWURSHOUL06R, ifwv FRIENDS...MAPPY WMEN-- 77,11 A MEMORIES/ YOU CAN 00 A LOT wr.n ARM, STRie...EMBRACE THE WOMAN YOU LOVE, ROCK A CRADLC ...BViM cXTEMO A UELRN6 HKNOTO CrrHERS.' ARE YOU) (YOU COULD TMAT MEANS YOU'RE NOT SHOPPIN& FOR ME! PLEASE, MOM! PLEASE! CAN'T I &O SHOPPING- WITH YOU? ^RIPE FfZOWTS CRUELLY TAUNTEP T/>O<.Y THOMAS TO TO BATTLE A6WNST THE SCHOOL BULLY. MIS-SUS UUL-VAMMSi Bur rue THEKE.,( Wil55ILE! ) A UEW DELWED-ACTOW! YOU'RE VOID THBY-ypETOIOATOK. WE WERE TEir- IU6 SET OFF AM EXPLO- SWECHNRaEBLOWIUSIT TO BITft AMD PROBABLyi HES OULV STUHHEDi I ') f THIUK! LUCKVHS i ( HM? WO M3UM.UWG I OKI OR HEP HfSVE PROWWEP BEFORE I COULD HWE FOUWPHIWil CRIPPLIW6 THE5US! OH,HOI SO HERE VCU ARE, EH? 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