The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1954 · Page 11
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January 13, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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, JANUARY 18, 19M BI.YTHEVTLL1! (ARK.)' COURIER rTEWf PAOi 1LETEH OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Mofor Hoopto OUT OUft WAY By J. R. Wllliami rvs MEVCR NOrJj INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIM A* A MAN OF VlSIOrJ /MAOOK — BUT, VJIU- SW IT ' WHEN. IT WA* \ SISSY FOR 0C»y» TO PLAV WITH eiRl,S YCtJ'P NEVER SEE A 6UY *3UR A6E FREE7IN' TO PEATH VWnN 1 FOR A <3lRL TO COME OUT 7O PLAY-NOT TILL HE <30T TO TH' RChAAKJTPC AGE AT LEAST.' YBftBOT AltJTTHIS A PRETTY GOOP A6ETD <5IT CUREP OF W ftOAANTIC A66? ;SAD,-W1S(3S/ you ARE TH6 PIRST LiyiMS HAM TO CLAP EVES ON MY NEWEST i ri?EATlOrJ~THE OVERCOAT WITH A &OILT-K4 :HAIR/—u/A.'^fcuj (^AUZE.OF COURSE, THIS 16 BUT A CRDDB SKETCH Of THE DEVICE, AND THERE 16 MUCH TO LIKE A (JOARfttiTltOf ' 6ISU V THE WOiaZY WAKl w *M» 00*11 WETS* itiv HIPE? THIS I* WELKIN ...CONTWUE I— ge-UH—I POUT KHOW' ... SOUK nBB...THATSArl OKP6R.! «UK AW 15 OFF Aeoirf 12 I COITT Tllll<K.TVKTtE PI SECT TOE FIBE FOE The horse-breeding Industry in the United States is valued at $200,000,000. MEmUTK ARTHWTIC VICTIMS g Mud Fitter Idle/ Frw Ptu, .A mclal laUrie Colted T.U«t. Qufek. »* n»u«4U. B«duc€» uric acid, •ulck. Inliler knti w relief to d«p- »«lM. G« itaaiae A.R. Pain Helirf KIRBX DRUG STORES RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK Guaranteed Grovers Body & 'Radiator Shop 5«8 Cl. Lake Are Pho. 6981 USED AUTO PARTS Rebuilt Transmissions . . . Generators and Starters . . . Radiators . . . Batteries . . . Tires Phone HESTERS South 3186 COAL & SALVAGE YARD Hi way 61 For Fine Foods, Choose PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries We Deliver 2043 Call In Come In 1044 Chick. Television — Tonight, Tomorrow — WMCT Channel 5, & WHBQ, Channel 13 WMCT Channel 5 Wednesday Night ,./an. 13 6:00 Evening Serenade 6:15 News Reporter 6:30 Eddie Fisher 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 I Married Joan 7:30 I Led Three Llvei 8:00 TV Theatre 8:00 This Is Your Lilt 9:30 Playhouse 10:00 Soundstage 10:30 News 1:40 Weather 10:45 Rocky King 11:15 Film Featurett* 11:45 Sign Off Thursday, January 14 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 Shopping at Horn* 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 Girl 12:00 Nfwi 12:15 Farm News 12:30 Channel Five Club 1:00 HomemaRers P r o- gram 1:30 Photoqul* 1:45 Film Featuretts Z:OQ Kate Smith 3:00 Welcome Traveler! 3:30 On. Your Account 4:00 Atom Squad 4:15 Plntcy L*e Show 4:30 Howdy Doody 2:00 Captain Video 5:t-j Flicker Comic* 5:25 Weather *:30 Wild BUI Hickofc 6:00 Evening Serenade «:15 Newt Reporter 6:30 Dinah Shore 6:45 News Caravan 7:00 Groucho Marx 7:30 Cavalcade of America 8:00 Dragnet 8:30 Theatre :QO Martin Kane 8:30 Foreign Intrigue 10:00 Playhouie of Stars 10:30 Newi 10:40 Weather 10:45 Dollars a Second 11:15 George Jeesel 11:45 Sign Off "fQW ^ 'tSlfulVH. (fcJ^ THE STORTi Hl» Com John•OH, a timid. •CBKltlTe •rhool- trnckrr, I* pMrfnic blarkmall to • Mr*. §rm«», mother 0f one of her pnpil*. Mr«. 97me« has tome lettem welttea to Mlii« Johnaon - from a mnn who had advertlaed In • matrimonial aajener paper. KnowltiK that troHnlp wonld b« Jnhnkon para, but ahe !• rerr flnhappy. X3 «'T)OOR Cora," happily oblivi- *• ous ol Mrs. Hart's diagnosis ot her changing disposition, spent a miserable autumn. Time, popularly supposed to do so. did not assuage. Time seemed merely to blend autumn into winter, with no change in the status quo. Neither was there » change when, at long last, winter released its grip. And spring, with crocuses and embryonic tree- buddings, signified its presence. Trie world at large might have felt a sense of uplift, a resurgence of life and hope, from these n a t u r a . manifestations. Miss Cora Johnson did not Even had she been inclined to. the regular meetings with Mrs. Symes would have quashed any salubrious .tirrings in her soul. No matter what heart she could build up in the interims, one ot those hideous somewhere-aboul-t o w n appointments always left her limp and discouraged.' Bi "Happy spring, bright and gay 1 '—winter now has passed away, Cora's pupils sang. This spring was happy in no sense of the word, Not. anyhow, for Cora Johnson—hounded, as sh* was, by an 'avaricious familiar. v Then, on an early April day, Mrs. Symes established herself as a woman of foresight "Look, dearie," Mrs. Symes •aid. "I've been thinking. You don't get paid in the summertime, do you?" "T do not" "Well, now," Mrs. Symcs 1 eyes were speculative. "Hint's ton oad Shorten. u> both up, to to speak. •WIjpM.1 jou'v*got .rurnUiliK| put aside, haven't you? I mean living at that cheap boarding house and all. Your expenses couldn't be much. And what you have to spend for clothes"appraising dressmaker's gaze ran over Vliss Johnson—"no, clothes wouldn't be much of a problem for you. Well, summer's my slack season too. Ill have to have a little something, to tide me over." "B-but, Mrs. Byrnes, I'm accustomed to . " She stopped. What wa« the use? This sticky-fingered harpy wouldn't care what she had been accustomed to do with her summers. But, after a moment, she worked up a modicum of fight. "Now look here! I've done everything that could reasonably be expected of m«. From the first, you . . . Oh, you're simply insatiable." "I wouldn't know what that meant. Five dollar words go over my head. But 1 know what the score is. all right. And m schoolteacher with practically no expenses . not like me with a child to bring up . doesn't have to worry. Even with the little she hands over to me. Uh- unh, Miss Jl Well have to come to terms regarding the summer. "I think," Miss Johnson burst out, "tr">t you're the most despicable creature ever made." "Tsk, tsk!" Mrs. Symes remained placid. "Never mind the name callin'. This is lust business between you and me. And don't you forget it!" Indeed, Miss Johnson couldn't. o • • O N an April afternoon Mi« Johnson sat alone In her classroom, correcting compoti- tlons. School had been dismiwed and the building WM quiet, «*ve for thi- swlshlngs of a mop plied In the corridor by old Mr. Cripps. th* Janitor. Miss Johnton, con- owtnUi.1 •• ttw denly became aware of voices. But she paid no attention until Mr. Cripps rapped on the half- opened door. "Gentleman here to see you," he announced. Surprised, she glanced up. Then she started almost violently. As il by Instinct, she knew that the man old Cnpp« ushered In was Adrian Kaye. She had, ol course, never seen Adrian before, and no photographs had been exchanged But, somehow, he corresponded perfectly to the pic^ire her mind had formed of Mm. Ht was tall, with good shoulders and an erect carriage. He had wiry, russet hair and clear, tanned skin. As he came down an aisle between desks, she saw that his eyes were gray. Quiet ey«. she thought at once, that would often be sober and reflect- tive. But now > smile lighted them. He walked up to her desk rather slowly, extending a big, brown hand, "Well, Cora, Tm wondering whether I'm going to have to introduce myself?" Miss Johnson noted with satisfaction that old Cripps had gone back to his mopping. His withdrawal helped her regain poise. "I—1 don't think so," she said. "You're — well, you're Adrian." She gave him her hand. "It's so nice really to meet you. at last And what a pleasant surprise!" • o • ADRIAN KAYE regarded Misi •** Cora Johnson quietly and steadily. "I thought it was about time we met So 1 decided to drive down to see you." Her Initial shock over, misgivings swarmed it Miss Johnson. Adrian Kaye wai here and how would she explain him?. To Mrs. Copeiand, the shoe worker., Mm. Hart arid Miss Dillon and . the town in general? And Mrs. SymtaT Mn. Symei would Indubitably earn of hit visit in no time and what capiul, if any, would ihe try to make of it? The bare bought o( Mn. Symei wat enough to upset Miss Johnson. Jnconsciously she began twisting hw bands. SYCAMORE HOUSE at Ark-Mo. State Lint Specializing in • CRAPPIB • STEAKS • COUNTRY HAM Operated by Jimmy Robertson PHONE 9922 NATURAL GAS Heatini and appliance!. In•tailed bj bonded »lpe fitter* and financed In 39 Monthly payment* Initiation or other horn* tm- proTementa taelmded. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. 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JOB OF TRVWSTO , k fVE BEEN IVWRTHAT'lDU LOOK ABOUT AS 6AV AS A Moenc RAISE SOME MONEV THWALLM/ WMAVsTWerTral 7 EMPTV AND LONELY- HOLD ON, LU! ., _. . YOU CAN'T BE )/ OH IIL PICK UP SOM6 HAM BUR6ER!$. WE'RE NOT /W6ANWH/LE, AT T>S HOME OP (MOTHER /V\U.V«Ne.. IP MK£55«y UL Oil SYW • V1C / THEflXICE,.r\TH£VVEeOTX»SW(TEWIPES KOOSTN& T/U. rrs B»«K.' STOP SWS PLACE. TH* ARE THEY HOPEFUL.) AL ASM OUT. AMP IVE fiOT OF.FIM7IMgr MY y THIS TEUCKEU'S UST OP I COUP SO FOR A STEAK I CAN FIND NO / OH,YE3,OOOLA... REFERENCE TO I IT MUST BE THAT A CASTLE IN V THIS IS SOME THEBWTLEOP X SORT OF A HASTINGS, DOCTOR...! PRELIMINARY ARE YOU SURE OF V SKIRMISHi YOUR DATES? UH UtiW, WHATIL/ WFLL JUST WE DO / HAFTA SET ? J OUTAHERE. THA'8 ALLJ o o «6 WERE KECW1IUS HOW LUTHER WASALWW IM HOT WATER OVER 50WE WACKV THIW6 lED PON6 FOK YOU,. LIKE SeWWUS TH' SEWERAL'S MS ASTRAY WHEN HB SKUfiSLEP WM UASE TUCKEK, M NASSAU, LILY I MID HOW W.HD BIB WAS WHEW HE CAM& HERE AFTER TUB FILES-TILL VS. 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