The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1954 · Page 9
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June 29, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW? *A« rait OUR BOARDING HOUSE - with Major Hooplt 1HAT SAD/I'VE VISITED ALL THE & * _. WORLDS BIZARRE ccRNia?s% n°os& MY VACATION TASTeS jf ™ ^ AIL ~ ARE SORELY jAl>ETa'~^t TAR > DE£p POST- K S£A TRAMP TRYING TO 6REATH& up THE i OP AIR I &XJSHT FROM TH£ INCOME TAX. I MAT5. LEAVE / < ARDS, SOUN/SN I R CUPS, TOURISTS/ !D£AS ABOUT TRAMP OUT OUR WAY By J. H William* HERE. PUT X HIS UP TNERS/ EVERY TIME I •0 e t> «* X SPIMNERS, HUM, MK-.AN6UM? A NEW ST&MPER BY THE DUKe AMD A CEMENT CRACKER BY ZINKY'S JUNKMEM — -THESE 160TTA HEAP./ I MADTMgSC 600TWS MAOt ESPCCIAULY Foe OOP Cop*. 1*5* k, NtA 8*nrt«, Inc. T. M. Rig. U. S. Pit 0«. Television — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ Channel 13 WMCT Channel S 9:00 •A 10:00 Tuesday Night. June 29 10:15 6:00 Midwestern Hayrlde 10:30 6:30 Arthur Murray Party 11:00 7:00 Fireside Theatre 11:15 7:30 Top Plays of Year 11:30 8:00 Truth or Conse. 12:00 8:30 Biff Baker 12:15 9:00 Mr. District Atty. 12:30 9:30 News . 1:00 S:45 Clete Roberts 1:30 10:00 Dave Ga,rroway- 2:00 10:30 News 2:30 10:40 Weather 3:00 10:45 Adventure 3:30 11:00 Film Feature 4:00 11:45 Sign Off 4:15 Wednesday. June 30 4:30 5:50 Meditation 4:45 6:00 Today 5:00 6:25 News . 5:15 6:30 Today 5:25 6:55 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 Home Show Bride & Groom Hawkins Falls Shopping at Home Storylanfi 3 Steps to Heaven Homemakers News Farm News Channel Five Club Mrs. U. S. A. Ask Washington Welcome Travelers On Your Account Pinky Lee Show Howdy Doody Berl Olswanger Armchair Adventurt Lash of the West Hartoons Captain Video . . Interesting Person Weatherman Wrld. of Mr. Sweeney News Caravan I Married Joan Superman TV Theatre This is Your Life Plavhouse 9:00 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:30 10:40 10:45 11:00 11:45 Favorite Story News Clete Roberts Soundstage News Weatherman Adventure Big Picture Sign Off WHBQ Channel 13 Tuesday Night. June 2 6:00 Flash GorQon 6:30 Made in U. S. A. 7:00 Meet Millie 7:30 Center Stage 8:30 See It Now 9:00 Danger 9:30 Danny Thomas 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show Wednesday, June 30 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 10:15 Love of Life 10:30 Search for To'row 10:45 Guiding Light 11:00 Kitchen Magic 11:25 News 12:00 Double or Nothing 12:30 House Party 1:00 Big Payoff 1:30 Lady of the House 1:45 Bob Crosby 2:00 Brighter Day 2:15 Secret Storm 2:30 Robert Q. Lewis 3:00 Early Show 4:15 Don Franklin 4:30 Western Theater 5:00 Mars Patrol 5:30 News 5:45 TV Top Tunes G:00 Godfrey and Friends 7,-QO Strikfe it Rich 7:30 TV Got a Secret 8:00 Blue Ribbon Bouts 8:45 Do You Know Why 9:00 Sportman's Club 9:15 Sports Time 9:30 Ray Bolger 10:00 Weather 10:05 News 10:15 Late Show Political Announcement The Courier News is authorized to announce the following candidate for the Preferential Primary July 27 For State RepreMntatlv* MiMimippi Ce«ntv H. H. tBuddy i Howard WEI/MATIC ARTHWTIC WCTIMS fete fieJirfftia A ip«ciil Inurfe C«*t*d tr entwi blood ttr«tm fiorn in<MMti»«. WIU not n*us€ftt«. Reduces uric »cid, riving quick, longer ketlnf: relief to deep- •eated p«int Get unuin* A.R, P»fn Tablets. K.ER.BT OROG STORES TAKE IT HOME! One Pint BAKED BEANS . Razorbaek Drive-In TAKE IT HOME! One Quart $100 Italian Spaghetti ... Rcuorback Drive-In SEPTIC TANK SERVICE CLEANING SEPTIC TANK and CESS POOL Modern Equipment— All Work Guaranteed GEORGE NUCKLES Phone 116 " Monette, Ark. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Paint Closeout Types and Colon i Price Hubbard Hardware TAKE IT HOME! 1/2 Fried $100 CHICKEN Razorbaek Drive-In You Can't Beat Hubbard'a 1-TON Air Conditioner Latest Mode/ $*)nfi 95 Save $100 /77 Hubbard & Son Furniture EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2*2015 xxxn if ITTLE by little the coupe as sumed a new shape. The shape of the nose changed to a simple curve. The fenders changed, too, sweeping back, dipping gently, fading into the body It was combed back, so to speak, given a curved windshield, a graceful slope and a flowing rear deck. And when it was assembled, he was ready to paint He wanted at least seven coats when the color had been decided upon. He was sanding on it the night Sharon came in to ask about upholstery materials. Sharon looked at th« unpainted body of the new coupe "You did it." "Did what?" "The lines you wanted. Even now it has a look of lightness, of flight, almost. As though it would be as light and graceful as a bird. It's terrific." "I see it jet black," Ricky said, sitting down tiredly. "Like nine out of 10 others will be." . . •'What else?" "I saw an interesting color combination for home decoration in a magazine. It combined pink, brown, and copper." "Pink!" Ricky yelled. "Pink! Not my coupe, lady." "1 thought you'd react like that," Sharon said. "So I bought a little model car and painted it that way. Soft pink, brown and copper. Like this." She unwrapped the little car she had brought and Ricky's eyes bulged. It was something! The body of the car was a soft, glowing pink. The wheels and other metal trim had been tinted • coppery color instead of the usual chrome. The interior wai the brown of good leather. The wheel was white, the dash a natural-wood tone. All metal pan? were also coppery. "W«U?" Sbaroa Ricky looked from the little model to his coupe, seeing it done the same way. "You've got it," Ricky said "You've got it. You're a terrific partner. I ... I could kiss you for that." "Do you need other reasons? Sharon teased. The coupe's fate was decided. It would be pink, brown aad copper. TTAD he worked openly, Delville would have been bored and critical. But when Ricky's rod was put under wraps. Dellville became curious, and interested. Ricky wouldn't talk, nor Sharon, nor bis father, nor the body-shop men who were helping. And because everyone working on the coupe kept the secret, Dellville wondered if it really had something big coming up. Asked about nil rod at school, Ricky would just grin ind shake his head. Asked about it at the bank, his father would say it was "something," and change the subject. Body-shop men would say that Dellville was going to b* surprised, and that was alL .The way interest piled up, the day of the unveiling was looked forward to like a holiday. And the day came during the Thanksgiving holiday, tnd although school was out the school band bad assembled on the square, where Ricky's car would be shown for the first time The mayor was going to give him :h« town's blessing. Rather than risk getting the coupe dirty, or in an accident, t car dealer had offered him the use of a truck to deliver the coupe to the show. It was on tht truck, covered, and H would be thaw* bo the town iMfott they dtoowt away. As soon as the truck narked, the crowd closea in Ricky UfUMtaMfcM the coupe. The mayor came up a small ladder and walked to Ricky, shaking his hand. "Quite a day," Mayor Travis puffed. The mayor signaled for quiet, and after the crowd had yelled a little louder in response, he said a few words. He said he had noticed certain young drivers with a certain sticker on t±ieir cars, with the initials of a certain club, and be had been impressed by their courtesy. He imagined, he said, that the council would be glad to listen to any plans they might have about auto-sports events. • • • r THE canvas was rolled back and the little coupe was revealed to every eye in the brittle light of the November morning. It was beautiful. The pink body shone with the soft depth of the inside of a sea shell, the copper trim and copper-wire wheels added a subdued richness. And the inside! Completely lined with a dark brown leather-likt fabric, the instrument panel finished in antique pine, the instruments ringed with a thin line of copper, and the steering wheel a circle of gleaming white. Ricky stood by proudly while the crowd pressed in close around the truck, looking in the open doors of the coupe, exclaiming, amazed, impressed. Arnie VanZuuk climbed the ladder at the back of the truck and walked toward Ricky, every ounce of his bulk exuding pleas* ure and pride. "A beauty . ya, a beauty." Arnie chuckled. "Who would fuess this is the same one you bought six months ago from Merle?" "It has changed a little," Ricky admitted, ready to burst with pride. "Think I'll win any prizes?" "1 think you win them ail," Arnie said. "But the big one you win la here." -Hew?" "1 thin* maybe you fellers get a drag strip. I been listening to the mayor You'd think it was his idea ' "Oh, I'm sure it's the television that has put him to sleep—it's not you people!" !• thert anything •(&• I can g*t for your* THE REAL M'-COW By BILL WALKER ZEB IS RUSMIM'DOVM TA'dfT HtS NCW CAR PERTECTED W*>M W..L WALKER INSURANCE AGENCY Glenco Bid;. Phone 3-4360 FOR RADIO AND TV REPAIR Call 3-4596 Jimmy Gcan repairman • All work guaranteed • Prompt service ROSE SALES CO. 521 S. 21st SERVICE More Than 20 Years Training and Experience. 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