The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1948 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 18, 1948
Page 15
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THURSDAY, MARCH 18, ID 18 BLYTHEVII..I,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OUT OUR~WAY By J. R. Williams I Our Boarding House with Moj. Hoople PAGE FIFTEEN AS iPORTi !OL) V\U"VI BE FAMILIM? MV 1MOR HOOP|_E,THE OLD OLYMPIC . AMD TC^-GOM POLO MArO/—DO SOO Tvto 6OCKS, MMOR ? I WAMTA HOPS'- POJ8A.8LV A !\H|T tv<KT DirlER WHO Riots Ti<e AMO BCVVI6 HOOK Mfc KOR B01 GOLD )J> : • ''.'••'- U'-'-^-Pt'' F,M^ RORKJ TH1CTV YEARS TOO SOON Flint, Mich., Quartet Held in Bank Robberies ^ NASHVILLE, Trail., March 13. '•UP)—Two men find two \vomen from Flint. Mi -i,. vv;:o already wci c in jail while 100 policp looked to.- them, today faced fnrranl rlinr!>«.s in connection with Tuesday's $1.000 holdup of (he Bank of" Goort- lettwllle near here. Dist. Ally. Gen, J. Csirlion Loser said the quartet also is wanted in Flint in connection with the robbery thei-e Feb. 21 of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association. However, he said, they will not o* returned to Flint but will he prosecuted here an either state or federal ehai'ge.s. Andrew J. Moles, 28. and Charles E. Craig, 24, are charged with bank robbery. Their two women companions, Geraldine Morisetti. 25, and Betty Lou Bonkowski. 17. are charged with being accomplices. Goocl- letlsville Bank einjiloyp.s have "ten- | tatively identified" the men. Loser and Miss MorLsetU gave in- ilion that led to the recovery ^he bandits' getaway car. P , c ju ci. L © BY |ONC SANDBERG SHRIBER, By lone bandberg bhrtbcr DISTRIBUTED ov NEA SERVICE, INC . No more authority is granted for police sirens than is granted for automobile horns in Chicago. Cloves are the dried flower bud of I he clove tree. Remember ROTHROCK'S For PRESCRIPTIONS Steel Oil Barrel Racks An; Site T. L. MABRY 42B M1KSOUB1 ST. PH. 3RZT llnnlly Tin-, in MLS,- |« .lurk Mint. Shr i til it li'i. Timimr, r INK lo kill h*r, . . . • • » XXII CHE closed her eyes against a wave of p:nn and. from I lie doorway, Kush said, "Ann. You're home/' She was across (he room and in his arms before he'd hmshcd speaking, before he'd finished SflyinK "Ann. You're home." in thin (inter fhil voice. She was in his nuns and her face was buried agninst his coat and he was hold- i»R her close to him just as she had known he would. "Flush. Rush. it's so horrible." she said and that wasn't the way sho'd meant to toll him at all. "I know, dear." "I couldn't believe it—1 really didn't believe it-" She raised her tear-stained face a moment. "It's just one of those things that's so completely awful yon can't believe it! Do you know what 1 mean. Rush?" "Certainly I know what you mean, darling." Her lips were working. "Hush, would it—do you think it would be all-right U—iJ 1 had a I drink? I'm -1 (eel so cold—and I've this awful headache . . ."* "Sure. Sure. I'll get it" He helped her to the couch and then went to the cabinet and poured her a glass of brandy, Ann tooK the glass, sipped at the scorching liquid. Then, abruptly, she pet the glnss down, "That it should be Tommy—" she said and a.caiti the incredibility of the whole affair swept over icr and she just shook her head choker: with emotion. "I knc-w," Uiish said. "It's '"Dial's exactly the right word," Ann fried eagerly. "Exactly. Oh, Hush, it's ?o wonderful lo be with you—to be able . . ." The tears were starting again, she lea tied her head b;u-k against the back nl the .sofa. "Finish your drink." Rush said and he held tho glass to her lips. She choked on the stuff and said, couching. "My hanky. Wait n minute. Rush. It's in my bag in the hall." • • • CUE went to the console table *~^ and £(H her handkerchief, got her cisarets too. Rush hadn't said anything about any of the others— where would they be at this Lionr? Out of h:ibtt she glanced up at the landing to see what time It was. "Rush!" She tried to scream his name but she didn't even recognize her own voice in the croaking sound that issued from her lips. He was beside her inniamly. Llis eyes Followed her shaking finger as she pointed toward the landing. "Rush! The clockt It's goncl" His arms Lightened like steel bands around her shoulders, dismay showed plainly in his eyes. "But—Ann. Of course it's gone. You—" "Of course it's gone . . .?" she repealed unbelievingly. "What do you mean. Rush? Why 'ol course'? Where is it? What hanperied— She swallowed and without finishing the sentence she knew Bu she had lo hear Rush say it. "Wha happened to the clock, Rush?" lie met her eyes miserably, "It was-:—an accident." lie sai< unsteadily "I thought you knew When 1 came in you said—some thing about—" "It seems we've been talking a cross purposes." she said and sh wanted lo scream at him to hurry lo say it, get u over with. "! l .va frightened because there was n one here—the house was dark— He no<idea. M \Vcll, you see. Ann. it was Um to wind the clock and you wer e to bo found. So Tommy toli it upon tumsi'lt to wind it for OIL He knew you'd simply fnr- oiien becnuse of—because of not cling wetl." "And?" Sin' sounded so insistent ut she couldn't help horsc-U. "The el tick door—re me 1 in her, Vuu, how IV jilwnyu stuck?" "Yes. Hush, of course 1 remem- er. What nboul it? What hap- cncd? Where is the clock?" "I'm trying to tell you. H— le clock — it fell, Ann," .1E wouldn't look at her. She couldn't ma ho him look nt er, And she couldn't say tuiy- tiinR. NathuiK at all. She could nly stand there and look at him, ia/.ed and apprehensive. "He—Tommy tried lo set out of lie way." The words came any- v:iy. even though she tried to lor (MIS. tried not to hear them. 'Susan was in the hull and she iiid he'd stni led up the step? when he remembered how the door al- •ays stuck, but by thai time tie vas at the clock and gave it i lard tug and—" "And." she heard her voice ai rom a great distance, "it fell." "Yes." "Did it—" she wasn't sure lust low to say it. "Is Laurie with iim. Hush?" "Yes. Gny. too. Gay'i seeing 0 things. 1 wanted to bring Laurie with me but she wouldn't leave im. She's—" He shook his head and his voice was flat again. "1 was worried about you and 1 had to go to the sherilT's otlice before 1 could come back out here and—" "Sheriff?" The horror was sucking at tier, pulling her under She sway eo* on her I eel and Rush steadied het. "Hecause—there was an accident, ts that why you nad to see the slicnfl. Rush? Rush! The clock tut Tommy didn't U?" She grasped at his arms, shook him. "Tommy's in the nospitnl, isn't he? Isn't he. Rush?" Her voice was stretched thin with hysteria,. Kii"h shook his head. There a hopeless look in ms eyes. 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