The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 4, 1954 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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•MAY, JANUARY OUR IOARDINO HOUSI — wHh Mojo* Ho*lo FRKKLM AND HIS FRIINDf MY »MORO/AS I* /MARCH tciTOT vttiPftp A Hen VEAK MOST you LOOK UK* A BEACU- FINDS ? £6AO/ teM COOLI6S —v / A COATIr*3 0UTA WORK,/ V0 p M FACE Ahl' rve ,4A IOTION you SOTTA R6LAXJ h <SO SLU& Like Gone CATS SHCMH.Y TOU SAIOIOU WUkMTCO SOME- MOOIKN . POfTRY.OIW*"*? JET. WHAT.D 1 DOWRON6? I NO...NO,«VPEHOT,I I 6UESS...NOW LEAVE BEFOZEIKALIZEI'* * A WOMAN •StOENeD.' "Th* office boy dOMn't hav» t« laugh at th« bou' oM jokt-t—-he iu*t paued hit draft phytieiir THINK OF rrCHfK \ 6RAVITy BILLV WILL BS OKAY, MARTHA... IT'S LUCKY FOR MM WE HAO A fiOOO MAM ALONfl TOOAY.,.THAT'S ALL 1 HAVi TO SAY/ CAVE YOUR B*IWY, STEVE. (SOTTOSSTVOUfftUOWSOUTOF THOSE WBTOOTHK AND INTO SOME W4RM BLtNKCTS.' tnve nccuR nav FROM TMiKV POND AND MTIMMS vaLPEDTOStfSTYBVCUY Television- Tonite, Tomorrow Fox furrier*, Cocker Spaniel! and English Shepherd!. THAT'S IMPOSS'i&LEfVI HER BACK HASN'T r~ HMPHl THE ONLY THING! WRONG WITH HER IS THAT NOW, DEAR, THAT'S NOT FAIR! SHE'S HAD LOTS OF TROUBLE WITH THE SMALL OP HER BACK! T«ar* Ladies & Men's Garments WHY PAY MORE? RUTH MeCLANAHAN —SKIL WEAVER— 421 E. Sycamore BlrtheriUe WMCT. Memphis, Channel S YES... I'M IW CONSTANT AGONYJ BUT ONE MUST CARRY ON! GOT ANY SMAU.IT Parakeets—Ideal Pets Ynunj birds all colon. Beautiful chrome cage!, Mexican Red Bead Parrot The PET SHOP 131 S. Division Ph. 8075 I'LLBETHWBBVTO MOW A LETTER F»cm R.CVP RANVIUE. 1OXXIKWF6. SHEtLBUV CHKK WITH FLOVP •£CALL ON PKOCKt NATURAL GAS M**liac and upptteaeei. In- >UU»4 by konoe<i pipe fltlen end Inwieea In II monthly parmenu. Inimlattvn *r ether h*m* Im- E. C. ROBINSON LVMBEB CO. WRECKER SERVICE Tom Little Jr. For tut dependable wrecker •nd tow Mrvlee please call me I han th* largnt. belt equipped wrecker In this part ot the country . . . No job loo ten* ... No job too unalL Phone 4422 Night 007 A Phone O7/4 BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. CCAL $10 ton delivered - 2 tons or more (Plus Tax) HESTER'S COAL YARD PHONE 3186 For Fine Foods, Choose PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised ft Fancy Groceries We Deliver 2043 Call In Come In 1044 Chick. THE •ITORTi m«i Con J»»n•a*. m 3fr-y#mr-«l4 M^hnollrBther. lived • Vf.rj ordered life, except any in ALBERT SYMES was one o! the least likeable of Miss Johnson's pupils. He was an undersized boy, pale-eyed ane with the shrewd sharp, face of a ferret. He was a fair student and gave little trouble. But Miss Johnson had never been able to warm up to him. She thought that, in addition to being person ally unattractive. Albert Symes was potentially sneaky although she had never caught him in an actual act of sneakiness. This day, she did. ,. Habitually Miss Johnson accompanied the class into the school yard for recess and remained there during the entire period. On this particular morning, with recess barely started, she remembered something she had wanted to do inside the building. She returned to her classroom . and stopped short on the threshold. . Albert Symes was bending OVCL her desk. The upper lefthand Irawer stood open. Albert Symes, usily and swiftly, pawed through ier handbag. "Albert!" The initial shock over, Miss Johnson's voice cracked like a whip. Albert Symes jerked, wheeled and dropped the bag back into the drawer, all in one startled motion. Then he stood twitching and uncertain, apprehension in his rather colorless eye*. Even is she advanced on quick, sharply-tapping feet, Miss John- ion knew what she was going to da. Corporal punishment was permitted eal/ ia extra* cue* But this appealed to her «t once as extreme. Redhanded, she ha< caught . . . Right there she stopped again within five feet of the desk ant the quaking Albert. Cora Johnson had just remembered. A horrible fear clutched at her. • • • A FTER that, momentarily Ignoring Albert Symes, she literally threw herself upon the handbag. One glance was enough. With a swift, almost-tigerish, twist 01 her body. Miss Johnson whirled As she did so, she snatched up a ruler. "You give them back to me this instant, you miserable little thief!" She advanced upon the boy, ruler raised. Her voice was the next thing to a screech. Albert Symes. indeed no one else, had ever seen this Miss Johnson before. A Miss Johnson with face dead-white, eyes blue- and-yellow slits, and nostrils flaring like those of an infuriated animal. Albert Symes' nerve, though sufficient for sneak thievery, was not proof.against this, He simply spun on his heel, and ran. He was out of th* door before Miss Johnson, distraught and blinded by rage, actually realized that he had gone. It took a moment to pull herself even slightly together. Then she hurried back to the school yard. Albert was not to be seen. In the time she had she searched (or him, in and out of the building, a sinking sensation at the pit of her stomach. The feeling—one of the most awful of her whole life—heightened as the March proved useless. When the bell ending recess rang, and Miss Johnson faced her elan ,o And Albert's seat vacant, she was on the verge of physical illness. She never knew precisely how ah* (oi Uiroucb Uu r*A tf IMt dreadful morning. Nor did she know precisely what kept her at her post, when every impulse urged rushing from the building and finding Albert Symes, all other considerations to th* contrary. Habit long ingrained? A sense of duty? Fear of higher authority? She had not the slightest idea. She only knew that she did stay there, eye! misty and mind « whirling whit* blank, confronting faces that seemed to look back at her out of some fantastic melange. Sh* heard her owa voice, asking questions, giving orders, uttering compliment and reproof, going through th* routine of the schoolroom. She heard voices replying. But none of H seemed real. It was as if, in broad daylight, she had become the central figure of a nightmare. • • • TJUHING the interval, Blled for ^ Cora Johnson with a kind of wracking suspense, three word! kept dinning like a gong against her brain. "The noon hour—th* noon hour—the noon hour!" Oh, if noon would only come! Then she might, she just might, b* able to do something. Before it was too late. Noon came at last, mercifully. Cool October air cleared her head a little. And she saw where she had mad* her mistake. If only, after discovering the Ion, she had approached Albert cart- fully, spoken gently, despite his palpable guilt. Then ih* could havt recovered her property in good time. But she'd lost her head, swooped upon the wretched child like a madwoman and naturally scared him to death Now here was no telling where Albert was or whether th* tat was in he flre. Hastening along street*, obliv- ous of the reds,-goldt, browns and mauvei of autumn overhead and underfoot, Miss Johnson could only hope. But the face el Albert Symes—shrewd, sharp »nd nquisitive-lcept appearing starkly in her mind, as if to warn ier that the hop* was a slender tf* •• CMMIM4) MONDAY NIGHT, JANUARY t 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Slim Rhodes 6:45 Newa Caravan 7:00 Name That Tune 7:30 Voice of Firestone 8:00 Cisco Kid 8:30 Robert Montgomery " Badge 114 10:00 wrestling 10:30 News 10:40 Weather 10:45 Man vs. Crime 11:15 TV Theatre 15 Sign Off TUESDAY, JANUARY I 7:00 Today 7:25 News 7:30 Today 1:55 Newa 8:00 Today 8:25 News 8:30 Today 8:55 Morning- Meditation 9:00 Ding Dong School 9:30 Shopping; At Home 10:00 Hawkins Falls 10:15 3 Steps to Heaven 10:30 The Bennetts 10:45 Follow Your Heart 11:00 Bride & Groom 11:15 Storyland 11:30 Glamour Qlrl 12:00 News 12:15 Farm News 12:30 Channel Five Club 1:00 Homemakers Program 1:30 Photoquix 1:45 Music Shop 2:00 Kate Smith 3:00 Welcome Travelers 3:30 On Your Account 4:00 Atom Squad 4:15 Gabby Hayes 4:30 How,.y Doody 5:00 Captain Video 5:15 News 5:25 Weather 5:30 Superman 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Milton Berle 8:00 Fireside Theatre 8:30 Circle Theatre 8:00 Judge for Yourself »:30 Victory At Sea 0:00 This Is Your Life 0:30 News 0:40 Weather 0:45 Dave Garroway 1:15 To Be Announced 1:45 Sign Off EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware none MIS A 'romat DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 4507 linn: I a.m. to It e.m. with bellfery to 7 f.m. 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