The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 30, 1949 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 30, 1949
Page 13
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VEDNESDAY, 51 ARCH 30, BT,YTHP!VIM,R (ARK.) COUIUTCR NEWS UT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople PAGE THIRTEEN COME ON--A GET ALL TH 1 J. TOOLS B»-CK \ AMP LETS I GET &OINO.' J ~ -—^ HUH? WHV MOT. Jv\«.? TH4.TS WHERE THEY WAS. 1 KNOW, BUT MOW THEV'RE GOING UP IK> THE FRONT SEAT WITH VOU TVJO--MOT BA.CK WITH US TWO.' N'f\\' Orlean= lies bo low the urr Ifivcls of iho Mississippi, the k'o, and l.nke By Bob Wade and Bill Miller News Watll Ads. Political Announcements XL £ IKUTENANT LAY to Municipal EU-ciion Aoril 5 1919 1'or DOYLE HENDERSON E R JACKSON for Alderman Fust Ward RALEIGH SYLVESTER J1MMIE SANDERS bccond ward WALTER C GATES J. W ADAMS Third Ward JENNINGS UAILKY LOUIS G NASH Fourth Wurd (Twro !o be Elected) J. WILSON HENRY LESLIE MOORE TMft RAILROADS AR£ TIM ID HELD BAG* 8ECAOS6 THE SUPERFICIAL C \MiLiZATlOrV VIDEO, jex PLACES, MO TRftlMS TO MlMK 3UislCTlOi ttfoi oce l^i THE GKOOrOQ M£AR StTOR tsJ 60T h NCA UtVICE. IMC tossed the sialcmcnl tin his desk and said, "Run through it again." Sagmon Uoboltom sat on a hard wooden chair bes'de Lay's desk in the cubbyhole that served the homicide chief as an office. "1 did the wrong Ihing," he said hoarsely. All the hard lines of his lace that had been stern now seemed confused and ineffectual. Lay lapped the statement. "Run through those bare facts again." LeaniMS 0^^111=1 the closed door, liehna Loomis brushed ashes liom her blue patrolman uniform. Uobollom cleared his throat. "I'm an archaeologist. Lieutenant. I nrs: told the story ot the lost Spanish galleon lo BarscLou more lhan a your ago. Naturally. 1 was eager to locale iL So was he and —well, we pooled ouc talents. "As time passed, 1 discovered thai Barsclou regarded the ship ulmosi lanaucally. 1 knew that it was the Reina's leweSs rather llian (he relics. 1 made myself overlook hi? persona! motives. But believe me. Lieutenant. 1 didn' realise how far he'd go!" "Go on," satd Lay inflexibly. Robotlom stared with gray unseeing eyes at the Boor. "I sup pjicd him with maps and wna knowledge I possessed. He hirer a niiin named Anghn lo do th exploration and promised to spoil SOL an expedition later. A wee ago 1 hurried here from Los ATI geles. Anglin had found the ship. "You certainly hurried, 1 ' Thelm Loomis put in. • *' * DOBOTTOM went on, "Barselo nhonccl me Saturday nigh thai a man and a woman name Jones, masquerading under th name ol Conover, were trying t beat us to the Rcina." Roboltoi squirmed. "Lieutenant, those re! ics would have doubled iny rcpu Lation. 1 had to discover them first!" "All right." I thought 1 might be able to ufT the Conover&oul. I talked lo e woman and thought 1 hud suc- ctled. 1 was wrong." 'What about this Kaye Jordan?" ay pressed. "I met her once—this morning, hat's all. Lieutenant, We talked r a few minutes and 1 gave her card to Barselou's—ah—" "Casino," said Lay evenly. "1 now about iL" lie consulted helnin Loomis 1 skeptical cxpres- on and then turned again lo the across the desk. "You mijjkit c in prelty hot water now, you low that? Conspiracy, possible ccossory lo a murder, intimida- on—" Kobottom attempted to straight- n liie creases of his soiled white ;'ousers but his strong hands wen. linking. "What are you going lo o to me, Lieutenant?" "Whal'U you (Jo if 1 let you go?' No hopeful shade crept into Ro- lOtlom's eyes. His dull voice replied automatically. "Why—I'U gi ionic—my wife—" The police officer said, "Recognizance and this statement wit) dc me [or now. Keep in touch." * • * 'T took John Henry, Burselou - Sin and Trim with his revolve half hour to climb Ihe 200 fee up to the suspended ship. Atiglii lad done his work well. A rougj ladder ot deep steps had bee chipped in the soil stone of on cliff, leading up lo the stern Ihe Queen. Sin clutched at the crude ston steps and kept her eyes as near closed as she dared. Then sud denly, to one side, was a rottin balcony of sancl-covereci wooi She grabbed for U and John Vlenr pulled her onlo the deck ol tl galJcon, *'No wonder I couldn't spot from the air," Barsclou mullcrec This topmost deck was hcape with sandy dirt »nri small rock Sagebrush, mesquite, a Tow slru Crnppic or Catfish 24 HOURS DAILY Special Sunday Dinner 75c Simpson Cafe Ark-Mo Stale Line SCOTT ALLEY SIGN & NEON SERVICE • Better Signs • Better Service 808 North Franklin Phone 32U3 THE GRAMS COMPANY I\E.\LTOl\S Real Estdto - Nforttjaq'- [u<tn»- fiMiraiv Phone 521 BUTHIMl M Phon* 30751 Soy it .... With Flowers The Flower Shop Glcncne Hole! Uldg. Phone 4491 or 274? OlROS ARK ABU. To WHILt STANDING, SOMtTIMIS ON ONE LEG — THEJR LE.& JOINTS LOCK We harcn'l Ro ne to sleep on the Job ... we have Ihe wonderful floor covering KENTILE. 11*5 Ihe asphalt tile that Is Kt »pon the floor, tile by tile. The patterns are created by combinlrn different colors in various layouts. 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WON He's MUCH IIWB TIME 1O K 10 CWIW FIC^T. / WIHS'S StWSE Of= PUTV 1OWIVKD 1115 CHILD 1O I STCMGMltN UIMOLJTi \ I'l\ ftrCMP 'IOL \ KUOW ALCONOLIC9! BUGS BUNNY By FRED BARMAN JTM A SKA.TIN' ) OC-CWlEFUUi Y THATS Vs/HAT I YOU FOB. SWEEPINS MV SIDEWALK / Bv V. T. HAAILIN BUT MY 5TAK5./ I HAVE 6ONG? ^ L£>1. OF By EDGAR MARTIN HOOTS AND HKK HU11D1KS '. WWVE. ] /\ ' W 1 UK wild flowers luid lakun fool. 0111 above, il wouUI sceni a pioi'e til the surrolliKlinj; Undluncis. The inasls were ll^i'ce broken uinps Ibul barely [JoJcctJ lliroujjh c siiKill <3inies on Lhc mnin dci:k low il\cm. Near on« roil. Vhe jckel buck of a oiimon slill owed above Ihe smicJ. enry looked nervously nt (be ck watls whieli held the Queen place. Then he scanned Ihe •ound level a tew feet over hia end. Trim interpreted the glainre and mclilcd. "No. Mr. Conover. own Into the hold. Thill's where .e chesls will be." Barsclou led (lie way Itehtly. it at every slep the tinibors be- ealh him creaked und groaned. four picket! iheir route erly across Ihe towering deck, own a rotting flight of steps, and to the low waisl o( the galleon, arl ol the dccldnR had fallen ivay here, exposing Ihe deck be- >w and forming a slupinfl incline mt joineti Uic two levels. John Henry o.-iscd Iliniscl/ down .e splintering boards. Then .Mended a hand back lo Sin. They crossed (lie P;iciftc in this ittle boat?" sbe asked. "They didn't know any better," aid John llenry> "The risk for the protH," Barse- ou said heavily. Trim sidled away from thorn, MS pug-nosed face leaning; over he pistol barrel as Ihouyh. he hiitl scented Uieir thoughls. "1 warn you. 1 shed my compunclicnis easily." Sin shuddered np aijainsl her nuibanu nud exlcjuied a trcm- >li»g forelifjgcr. "Louk at them.'" Sprawled around the deck in haphazard piles were collections ot Dleached bones. A skull stared al Ihem wilh hollow eyes as the rising sun caressed it. "Arvaez' crew," Harselou said in tones almost scholarly. Trim, in liis red knee breeches and long blue coat, seemed a fit commander [or the ghost ship. Hu wasn't looking al the bones on the cannon or the empty hold. His sharp eyes raced mound Ihc corners ol the shadowy deck. Then he let out a whoop of Irumipti. (To lie Cimtimicil)

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