The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1949 · Page 15
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April 1, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

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FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 1949 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople I TH1MK. TH BULLS DESK SHOULD BE PAINTED WHITE, SO AFTER ONE OF MX) GREASE MONKEYS HAS BEEW IN, US BEAU BRUMMELLS couio ee WARKIEP. •MO 5WIMMJKJG,; F6VJ HOWOREO ? T& Trta.T R6ALLV WOULD 66 ROSSlfJS TH6 MOTMES GRATER OM A — 30ST TO SEG A COUNTRY SO WILD vKxro.TVJises/ WHY MOT COWERT WTO A FOR1WE TlREO BOSS MM>¥6 VACATION?— FOX, SEAR, -— ALL KlKiDS OF AMD FlSlA SO PftOPOSE TU6V ABB CRo^oeo TO Tue TOP OF TX& V AND G6T_ RECKL6&.' IK)AL THAT \AOULDWT S«t>/e SOME OF 1OU INTELUGEMTSIA: HE SAW ME IN HERE--H6 SAW THIS GREAS/ GEAR ONTrfDESK-- HE'LL BE STTTIM' IN IT IM A IAIN LITE \MILL CHASE HIM THE ELBOW GBEASE Too Much Nature CARLSBAD, N. M. (UP.)—The lawn around the county courthouse is nn attractive spot, but it lias lost its popularity with Carlsbad residents recently, A bench sitter got a scare when he saw n rattlesnake, on the grass. Police killed the snake, hut a short while .Jater they vrcre called again to rescue another bench-sitter who had been attacked by a swarm of bees. M^ Read courier News Want Ads. Political Announcements Subject to Municipal Election April 5 1949 For Mayor DOYLE HENDERSON E. R. JACKSON For Alderman First Ward RALEIGH SYLVESTER JIMM1E SANDERS Second Ward WALTER C. GATES J- W ADAMS Third Ward JENNINGS BAILEY LOUIS O. NASH Fourth Ward (Two to be Elected) J. WILSON HENRY LESLIE MOOHE Jim. All ii forgiven. Return home at once. You will nevtf mgain b< late- for *n appointment ai>d loae your job. We prom he to buy an accurate new Butova at DREIFUS Jewelers 31 <! West Main St. Hlvlheville "Meel Drcifus—Wear Diamonds" Crappie or Catfish 24 HOURS DAILY Special Sunday Dinner 75c Simpson Cafe Ark-Mo Slate Line XLI! smiled but his mouth was stiff and his instructions panted through it. "It's your turn, Mr. Barselou. Face the wall." Dumbly, the big man obeyed. "Put your hands up just like the others." Trim stepped catlike across the deck and shoved the mouth of his pistol into th* small of Barselou's back. "Now just hold still." John Henry felt the perspiration beading his palms. He held his breath back and wailed for the moment, the only possible moment. A muscle twitched where Barselou's shirt was tight across his huge shoulders. John Henry lashed out with his foot at Trim's kneecap. The little man danced back, howling, and stumbled on the uneven timbers, Over Sin's high shriek came the blanketing roar of colussal rage. With one motion, Barselou jerked a rusty chain loose (rom its mooring and whipped it ferociously at the cocked hat. The hat spun away crazily. Trim sank to one knee in the center of the gun deck, blood streaming from his bald head. He raised the revolver. John Henry fought to escape the gyves. He got one hand free of the loose cuff of iron. But Barselou had leaped. With -. other reverberating roar, he sprang frtim the gun platform for the crouched figure. The pistol exploded against his chest and in the narrow bowels of the galleon it was like a cannon blast. Barselou's huge body enveloped ihe little man. his knees and fists battering, pummeling, mauling Trim howled and his revolver blasted again. The deafening noise joined the echoes of the first explosion. They bounded against rocky walls up and down the canyon, doubling and redoubling, until the wooden ship was a trembling fury. The Reina groaned, shuddered Then she began to move. "—collapsing!" Trim yelled In ptercmR voice and tried lo claw us way from beneath Barselou's tailing bulk. John Henry threw us free arm around Sin's waist and pulled her close. A subdued rumble was born dmong the dying echoes. It jji'ew '.ouder and louder. Tlien the deck ilted. p^ONOVER braced his feet as the Run platform shivered. The deck tilted more and tht: thrashing Jodies before his hypnotized gaze rolled toward the stern. Old timbers creaked agonizingly and sand poured from above. Two of the ?reat overhead planks parted. The stubby root of a mainmast lell through. A convulsion seized the Heina the roar of bursting seams soughed in the narrow canyon slot. Trim scrambled from Barselou's grasp and hugged (he shifting deck. A hairy hand fastened around one pirate boot and pulled him back. Trim screamed. John Henry pushed Sin's lace harder against his body. With a climactic ripping of wood, the decks of the Queen collapsed and plunsed through the ancient keel for the canyon floor. Trim's final maniacal shriek spun a thread of terror as the two struggling men dropped from sight with the downpour of wreckage. The thin noise was drowned by the crash of timbers grinding into lh' earth below. . The sound faded sway, dividing itself among other canyons unti there was nothing left. Dust swirled in the silent air. Sin opened her eyes. Fearfully she lifted her face from her husband's shoulder and looked around She began to cry. Below them yawned Ihe empti ness of the gorge with its churning column of brown dust. They stil stood on the gun platform fa above the earth. The reverbera lions of the echoing eunshoLs and (lie violent struggles of the two met) hyd caused most of the bull ml rotten decking of the Halleon o give way. Hut the .stout cm-v- ug Umbers of the [{emu's sides liar) emnlned, an empty oval between he canyon walls. Tile curb on which the Conovers huddled hail been part ,of the funnel through vhich the ruins of Ihe hulk had poured. And the beam lo which hree of their four wrists were gyved had stayed up as part of he plank spider web holding the lollow shell of the .ship in mid-air. "W/E'RE all right now. hojiey," said John Henry eomfort- ngly. Then he found his voice and repealed it out loud. Sin kepi on jobbing. "It's okay, Sin." '1 know, Johnny," she whimpered. "That's why I'm crying." Gingerly, Conover pried at their iron cuffs. Two of the rusty hinges bent open easily. His own gyve >roke apart in his hands. He tossed the pieces at the wreckage below. The dust cloud was thinning and settling now. He could mnke out Ihe dead campfirc nnd the startled horses neighing and rearing at the new mountain of rabble that had poured from the sky. To the east, the red disk of morning sun had just topped the mountains to benm on the jigsaw cracks of the Badlands. John Henry took a deep breath. As soon as Sin felt better, they'd climb down the cliff again to the horses. In the daylight, it would be easy to retrace their trail to Walking Skull—and then civilization. It was going to be another hot day. Sin finally got her sobs under control. They looked down into the depths of the canyon silently. Far below, nothing moved in the heap of broken timbers that had once been the Manila galleon. "Funny," she said softly. 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