The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1953 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1988 BLTTHEVTLLB (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS PAGE FIFTEEN OUR WARDING HOUSE — with Mojor Hoopli THAT MAKES I'M TIPPIN& you e&SOfP/KxT^^l ' Berfpe HAVB LIT2LJCHA FIR6 DMDER THE^" ret ICK, " MAJORS CURIOSITY 1 tHAT H6'6 OUT If4 -THE W66D5 TO WATCH YOL)/- THATS VOUK MAM OVER THERE FWI6HED 3UR SOB JUST M TIME- L6TSSO . THAT 6AV O'6 DI5 60I6E/ JOB. DID YOU 5AY ?«- OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams THAT'S A HOLE IN HIS HEAR ALL RIGHT, \==a= BUT MOT WHUT YOU U&7SS3— THINK.' A HOSS «= ., WON'T 6TEP CW ^Si| VDU IF HE CAM J^"" I o vt K I U WITHIN A FEW MINUTES, CHPIS TAKE'S CHAE6E... DAMAGED, THISTLE! 6ET W-WELKIN TO Parts and Supplies for AM Cars, Trucks and Tractors W H 6 I. 13 8 ft I. E WILL YOUR HOME BE HOT AND COLD THIS WINTER? Let our experts show you the comfort and casualness of heating; with Natural Gas. Buy Now—Pay Later JEFF HESTER I'lumbing & Heating Phone 8217 Vi Century irith Natural Gal 'romp I DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 4507 Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with Delivery tn 7 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE ZZl West Main St. FUEL OIL G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Staff" Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant-Promised Land Buy Your ELECTRIC TRAIN Complete With All Accessories • Light Fixtures & Appliances • Complete Wiring Service • Free Estimates Gladly Furnished Serving Blytheville Since 1920 Walpole Electric Co. Day Phone 3371 Night Phones 4641-2527 THE ANGELS FELL XXIX TJELM said: "It takes a pretty stupid killer to hold onto a gun from Thursday night to Monday night when he knows that it can pin the crime on him.'" He sucked the flame into his pipe and appeared immensely satisfied when it ignited the tobacco. That wss all. I could go then, In the outer office the redhead was alone. I went downstairs, and in the building lobby I saw Hannah Rahn and Russ Handy. He hnrclly looked like the same man. He was smiling, and I didn't remember ever having seen him smile before. Some men needed pretty women to make them human. "Paul!" Hannah had seen me anrl she name to me quickly. She was in her light-weight gray coat with patch pockets. Her he;id was bare, giving her that vigorous windblown look. Her eyes were bright and clear in spite of the fact that she had had only those couple of hours of sloop in my car. Though Handy wasn't the only spectator in the lobby, she put her hands on my •upper arms. "Paul, it's—it's nil right now." "Sure," I said. "Dina is dead too. That makes it fine." "Of course I'm terribly sorry. But I mean now the police are sure you couldn't have. . . " "If al?o means I haven't Vhc briefcase," I said, "so you don't have to bother with me." "Paul, that's not fair." "Look." I said. "Russ Handy is waiting for you there by the door. 1 don't want to take up your time." She laughed then and her eyes sparkled. "Why 1 hnrdly know him. I3ut I think it's sweet of you, Paul, to be jealous. 11 I must have dozed off as .soon as I got to bed. Then a pounding on the door startled me awake, "Paul!" Ted called. "Hey, Paul, •re you there?" by Bruno Fisefier He was at the connecting door to the cellar. I unbolted the door. Ted was holding a briefcase. "Guess where I found it?" he said excitedly. "In the furnace." • • • T TOOK the briefcase from him •*• by the handle. The brown leather and the two broad straps were covered with a fine layer of ash. The sides bulged. "Why didn't they look there?" I said. "I figure because the furnace was still on Friday afternoon when the police came here." "In that heat?" "Well, Thursday morning, when L got up, I didn't know how warm the weather would turn, so I put in con] and banked the fire all the way. It was still going strong when Mrs. Larkin got here in the afternoon, but she .must've stuck the briefcase in the ashpit and shook the dead ashes on the bottom of the grate over it." I carried the briefcase into the iving room. "But that furnace banks good; keeps a fire 48 hours, maybe more. So when the police poked Friday afternoon, they saw there was a fire in the furnace and the ashpit pretty clean except for what looked like a flat pile of ashes all the way back. They knew if she hid the briefcase it was the day before and figured the fire had been going all that time, and a burning furnace isn't the place to hide anything that burns." I laid the briefcase on the table and snt down. He wnnt back into the cellar. For it while I didn't have the ner^y to move. Overhead I icard a muttering—Ted and Charlotte speaking. I pushed myself to my fcot and locked the door to the collar and then the :ntranctt door and returned to the (able. Afte. that I sat down and I unbuckled the briefcase straps. There were four black cylinders in the briefcase. The records were, after all, records- spoken words on wax. I was hardly surprised after last night when on the golf course Hannah Rahn had jumped on what she had thought was this briefcase. I stood the four cylinders up on end on the table, like a child's clocks, and wondered how I could find out what was on them. The problem was solved when I had another look into the briefcase and found a long white envelope containing onion skin paper. * * 9 T READ the first of the four transcripts: April I, 9:43 p. m. Maudson: 7 got the money. fihRfi: That's pood. MaiidHon: Only five. Shad: That ain't peanuts. Mnudson: For this It is. We'r« !n a tough fiKhl for the nomination. Shad: Yoali, and It'll cost more to Ret elected. I gave you flvp. I'll g-ive you another live for the campaign 'f there's one. Mauri8on: Willie, I need 50. Shad: Say, George, you're Ulkln* abmit prands. Ma iidson: Ton can spars It, Willie. Khart-. What'* thin. & hold-Hpt Maudson: No. Willie. Shad; I don't like the way yo« aound. Maiidaon: T c«rtMnly don't' .Shad: Who needs a senator, sny- way? All they do la raise Income taxr*. Miuidtion: Hnrar.e ha* roted eon- fllBtently In th« HOUR* to rcdtic* (axes. Shad: One state senator dead m« more pood, personally, iha.n a dozen Benatorn In Washington. Matidaon: You know the anawer, Willie. Shad: Fifty (rrand. Maiidflon: It costs money to win & nomination. .Shad- It cost* for everyihintf. Ton know how much I spend a year for— Maiidnon: Isn't it worth It to V °ahAd: There'* A limit. Tf he ftitn the nomination you'll hit me up afrnin for-—— Mniidfion: There'll be plenty coining In when he's on the ticket. Shud: You know whM I don't llkeT You don't nee Congrftusman Hahn hflkinR mo himself. He'f too snoniy to cvn lalk to ma. Maiidflon: You know the facts of llfo. He can't afford to be aecn 3had: Mv phnnn's worktnr. Shad; I'll think about iL Mniiflion: You know how it la, Shad: Venn. So lonf, Qeorg*. (To B« Continued) THE REAL MCCOYS By BILL WALKER W. L. WALKER INSURANCE AGENCY Glenco Bldg. Phone 4360 A •& T. M. «.,. u, r f . Cef I. mj bj NtA S*r*ln. hi*. "Another woman driver!" FRECKLES AND HIS FRIINDS WJD'S COMING OVER. A CAlJT TONISHT AMD L WANT I WAIT TO SURPRISE HIM / TO WITH THIS NEW VbAMPte FUDGE RECIPE / TEN M/NUTES LATER—~ Hi. LARDY/ ^ VOUWOULDMT juwg AND r WANT TO eer WAVe A BIG I OH THAT? SURPRISE, FOR TOD/ YOU'VE BEEN MAKIN6 WOes'l WITH TO) INTERESTED IN HIM, MWRTWH, V STEVE NOT ONLV LOST Y...VS LE I'M SURE HElL BE ALL RIGHT. AN 1 HIS ARM, BUT HE WAS /SOME OF HIS Hi WAS BETTER THAN THAT: HE HAD REAL ABILITY.' I'D LIKE TO TALK TO HIM UNDERSTANDING AMD I FORCED TO ABANDON/RECORDS I WANTED TO TALK TO YOU, CLAY, ABOUT STEVE JAMESON,THE ^K SYMPATHETIC FRIENOA A PROMISING CAR66RI WITH ME.I'D BOY WHO LOST HIS ARM IN VA IS OFTEN THE BEST. P—„ AS A VlOLINIST-luKE YOU TO KOREA. HE FEELS SO-- SO INADEQUATE... I THINK THAT'S THE WAV TO DESCRIBE HIM. Television- Tonite, Tomorrow WMCT, Memphis, Channel 5 TUESDAY NIGHT, DEC. 22 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:46 News Caravan 7:00 Bob Hope 8:OC Fireside Theatre 8:30 Circle Theatre 9:0(1 Judge for Yourself 9:30 Victory At Sen 10:00 This Is Your Life 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Dnve Oarroway 11:15 To Be Announced 11:45 Sign Off WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 7:55 News 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:55 Morning Meditation 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Glamour Girl 10:00 Hawkins Falls 10:15 3 Steps to Heaven 0:30 Strike It Rich 1:00 Storyland 11:15 Love of Life .1:30 Shopping At Home 2:00 News 2:15 Farm News 12:30 Garry Moore 1:00 Homcmnkers Program 1:30 Search for Tomorrow 1:45 Guiding Light 2:00 Big Payoff 2:30 Kate Smith 3:00 Welcome Travelers 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Gabby Hayes 4:30 Howdy Doody 5:00 Mr. Single 5:05 Music Shop 5:20 News & Weather 5:30 Your Gospel Singer 5:45 Hartoons 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 I Married Joan 7:30 1 Led 3 Lives 8:00 TV Theatre 9:00 IBC Boxing 9:45 News Weekly 0:00 Playhouse 0:30 News 0:40 Weather !0:45 Rooky King .1:15 Film Fenturette 1:45 filgn Off NATURAL GAS Heating and appliance!. 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