The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1948 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 16, 1948
Page 11
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TUESDAY, MARCH 16 BIA'THEVJl.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ME LGARM AFGU.UK HIS AGE A.NYTHIN 1 ? NO' \'l HE'LL GO NEAR BUMP TRYIN' TC> SEE OVER IT. WITH SPARKS AXI' SMOKE 'w HIS EVES, AN'AHOSS ER. CAi.r- KNOCK IHE=T S'lGKA OUT OP HIS Meet; FUST Awee x ouanT TO LET YOU GUYS IM ON A» SECRET HASH FAVORITE ^ ABOOTVAFTER Once-Mighty Texas Delayed By High Winds PORTSMOUTH, Va., March IS <U.P.)_wind and tide delayed the once-mighty Battleship Texas yesterday as she was ready to start the long voyage home to the Lone star State. Rear Adm. David H. Clark, commander of the Norfolk Naval Yard at Portsmouth, said tugs eased the Tcxa s | nfo m w s trcam o/ the Elizabeth River today. They prepared to tow her on her last sea Jom-nev— M the J"" 1 " 110 Coilst ' "'•<»''«< rida, and up the Houston shin b«'.V n Tcxas to B "" al ° B -v°» beside the San Jaeinto battleground. There, where the Army under General Sam Houston defeated ex^ rl0r r- MO:dCa " fora ' c "l> u '« exican General Santa Ana and won Texas Independence, the bat- Wilp will become a shrine for the L<Jhe Star State. She Is due to arrive April 21. the 112th anniversary of the San Jaeinto victory. But wind nnii tide were too strong for the decommissioned bnt- tlewagon. she went back to dock, and will try to leave today. At 34, the Texas is (jetting along In years for a battleship. When the time came to trim the fleet. Texans resolved that their dreadnaught would never land on the scrap pile. They took her as an outright gift 1 from the Navy, with a promise that Tcxas would keep her in "appropriate condition" and establish her as a monument. . By lone Sondberg Shribc Fried Chicken.. Crappie Dinner -BEER- 7 Days a Week! t Bfanchard's Cafe Portageville, Bio. Owned By Stanley Keller Porto Rico KILN DBIED SWEET POTATOES Delivered <o Your Door Phones -1677—29S6 Buck Meharg Produce «01 t. Main St. Tin: .STIIIIY: in,, ,.,,n» „» l.uo. Iliiriuii I,, llml „„! „!,, -i-um- i«7 '"•! beru l.i ,,.,. ....... ,;,,„. Mi>» hr doctu'l k,,,,,, !„„, wllj k , <•»•«,. fcul tl,,,I fc r nit,,! K,,, ,,. >.!.. |,i,lnl. 01,1 ihiil |hr mil «l»- Injc Ann rnnlrol of l.iiurlr'w uiiinrr. il Lnurlf nuirrlr* ficitltikl li<-r mlMhr*. )• unrulr En .\ni» U Klvr* l.nuflc it whip fcnnil. Up >HKKC.I. lh«< I.nurle m.y .., k , IB l*tv« Tvllh Toniinr. XX ^N'N was qiiile speechless. "You— I—" She shook her head as (hough to clear it "1 don't know what you n.ean!" Enop smiled a little. "Laurie says she wants to ninr- vy him, I'll admit," he said, "uut do you think she loves him?" Before Ann had n chance to recover and speak lie went on. impcr- uirbably, "Naturally. I had the young man investigated after he raniQ to see me." Again he ployed with the pencil. "That's why 1 catne," she said. "To find out why he came to see you. To find out why you dlun't _ " and Enos cut In smoothly. "He ramp about the ivih." ENOS spoke Ihe words almost entirely without emphasis. "He wanted to know the exact wording ot the will." Anger rushed .h rough her. stimulating ncr. "You dirln'- tell him!" She was startled at the vehemence in tier voice, surprised at the shock she felt. Enos smiled at her now and said. «oj course 1 told him. Ann. After all you know, he could have fourici out simply by going to the courthouse. The will's deen probated: It's nublie ,)ropcrty." "What did he say?" "He Hist nodded hts head and "ml thai was exactly what -au- ned said. It seems that the yourij' man has oeen urging matrimony and Laurie rinds it diilicult to *ive up hei income for II years. I auo- •)pse we can't blamr ncr (or that-" - ?.ized at Ann. "Mave »ou flatly refused to allow them to marry?" • • • gHE felt a little dizzy and. In the back of her head. » voice began again to whisper warnings. "Wo." she said, her voice dull. "We've talked uround It and Laurie's talked with Rush. But the issue hasn't been forced—it hasn't been a question of saying yes or no. Of course we've been honing they'd get over it Because they're so young." "That's your main objection?" Ann shrugged. "Thai plus the tact thai he has no education, no ambition—" "With Laurie's money he wouldn't need them." "Thill's n flne nlliltidet" Ann flared. "I'm nol sure." Enos said slowly, "that you can say the young man is entirely without ambition. Ann. And before you LJCI too an£ry let me explain my reason tor saying'that. How can you be sure that Laurie and young Bishop haven't planned it just this way? Has It occurred to you that it might be a clever scheme of Laurie's to obtain her inheritance? She doesn't have to live with Bishop very long—she can ouy him off after a tew months. But she's free of you then. Completely." "Enos!" "There is one thing that stmck me as peculiar," Enos said. "Bishop said Laurie suggested to him that he beg me to find some way to jreak the will." He looked levetly at Ann. "Laurie's known since she was If. Ann, that !hat will rant be broken." "Well, maybe when she told Tommy the terms ol the will—" Ann begun doubtfully but Eno» shook his :io:vd- "If he didn't believe her he'd have gone to the courthouse and read the will on lile. If ne an ulterior motive ne wouldn't tip his hand by coming to me, do yon think? Has he tiled to Influence you unduly?" • * • "HAT a choice of words, shi thought dully. Undue iiiiiu. :nce. What was undue inllurnrel Was trying 10 kill Her undue influence? Laurie hud no reason to wont to kill her. t,aurl« loved ner they o always Rot along. I.aune knew Ann wouldn't stand In th« Way ot the money—not If Ann wns convinced Laurie was In love. But Tommy! If Ann should di« Laurie would inherit all the Forrester fortune. And Laurie. 11 yenrs old, was in love with Tommy. Killing wouldn't b« ns hard for him ns It would b« for any ol the rest of them; Tomray'd spent a year in the Army, he was used to denlh, violent denth, accustomed to seeine, men kill each other. But Enos was waiting (or her to answer his question. "Not—not in so many wordi," slie said with difficulty. That was as succinct an she could be. Because slic'd decided quite suddenly, nol to confld* in Lnos. '".Vo'll have to wait and sec." she snid. "Maybe she'll set over it. I'll have to ti-y to b« patient." "That's undoubtedly the wisest cotiMc." Erios agreed. He glanced »t till wrist watch. "I'm taking up too much of your time." she said quickly. "Nonsense." But he was jetting to hts feet and so was she. "Don't forget that invitation Because 1 d.on't intend to." l!e walked «ero« tne room with her. opened the door that led into the hall and the elevators. He waited with her until the llSht above the elevator Bashed the down signal. wm.Thed her enter the car. gave her • h «lf salut- as the closing door shut her from view. The rar hnd reached the ground loor when It occurred to her that Enos dart never beior« ushered her so carefully from hil orTice. Almost as if, she thought, he wanted to be absolutely certain I was gone. Why? she thought. Why would he want to be sure of a thing like that? For what conceivable re«son— Could he be In on Itr EnosI 'To Bt Continued) Steel Oil Barrel Racks An? Siie T. L MABRY 423 MISSOURI ST. PH. For Service On TYPEWRITERS ADDING MACHINES Call 2513 JAMES STANDRIDGE Norris Printing Co. Remember ROTHROCK'S For PRESCRIPTIONS MALONE Plaster and Stucco Phone 2029 TWENTY MILLION GARDENS The Government has asked for that amount— it is the answer to higher and higher food prices. Raise your own food! We have complete stocks of garden seed. Order now! r ,2pr D ^r wr^ s^^i, rs W ht^Sn £S? 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