The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 20, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 20, 1949
Page 11
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PACT ELEVEH (ARK.) COOTIES NEWS WEDNESDAY, ,TULY 20, 1949 OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople SAY, AHQS. WAS THW A vou WfcD ? GANfe VOO fUE LIGHT orJ THAT VACATION TRIP, YOG GOT OP u*t A COMMUTER PAST VMS STOP/ ESAD, FATHER/MOT THKT t'A\ STIUL TOODUMGlvDOE6 U& AROUND WlTM A CArJt/A MECcLV -— UM/ IT MUST MA^JSr^P iSCUMT 8CEK3 A CASE CX= J^WUEhi X <PUAS!-4VNDROf^e^5 QUERY HlM A800T PDMD5 / AAAXE A FINE HOUSEBOAT EVE/ WE'LL HAVE TO BLHLP A OCEAW LINER L)NC*E IT TO KEEP IT AFU3AT/ I DOWT KNOW WHV A INTEL- LIKE we RCHNS PERFECT SUMMEKS WITH LOOTS.' SYMDfiOME? MOST &£ THIRTY YEARS TZX> SOON Notice Notice t-mnury t.ainea tunei anrt builder ol I'uiin tor OVPI twenty yearn (JERALD W FUGLE toa West Kentucky St Phone 3109 ATTENTION FARMERS LIVE STOCK MEN ; Dead, fallen and crippled animals picked up free of charge in sterilized trucks. Call collect, 6142, Blytheville, Ark. ARKANSAS DEAD ANIMAL £ DISPOSAL CO. • 6-28 ck 7-28 CLIPPED ANGEL 1949, NEA SERVICE, INC By Give Grierson Cornish TMfc •» ixmi - H|k« MvrKl* u • l*l»« «-»a;ifc**i t* t»-***tlK»O** <h* (mlLI*K *• of »r«v4o^llM*i •< tfct- U.rh &»«n i»+ Mlpt <«lt<-rlir4 hr C«ry Para*! I front M?t t*tb«* Hike • •** MMpIlBB* fe* M-t-rrtlT Private Room5 Nlc« cool front bedroom. 603 W. Main. Phone Wn. turn only. TjlS-clt-Ll Hwiroom, J109 Chtckasuwbu. Phone NIc 8 cool lied room Men only 613 Walnvit. Phone 2496 7|14-pK-21 Hed room— private bath Phone 4G43 A comfortable brdroom Ph 2675. 7jl3 pk S;13 Bedroom, Private Bath Phone 3537 7)14 pk 21 Bedroom lor settled, employed larty. In modern, private home. Breakfast privileges 1( df sired. Ph. 3349. 1 J9 pk 26 Sleeping rooms. 11 •* West Ash. Phone 1 2794. 1 j 20-pfe-23 umnT Htn« WBPH MEkr !• )••! banr t» e*»* «• he r^allxr* rfc«l Appetite and Teeth Lost By Pre-Lunch Build Up - GALESBURG, III. -f.<P r —The best way to get .set for a big Sunday meal is to do a stint ol outdoor | :\vork. That may be a sure-fire Service — That's Our Motto! We ip^re DO eUort ID providing AO EXTRA everyday prescription service which meant extra COD- rtnlenc* to vou Peel (rer to cau on its »t any time Prompt de- Urery wrrlce Phon* 507 WOODS DRUG STORE XV I FLASHED my light down the cross-cut and explored tt it was blocked about 30 feet Ahead, *-ftere the tagging had collapsed from the weight o( crumbled rock above it. It looked as It It bad been that way (or years, and 1 was trying to figure out now they got by rt. when I heard the rumble of * train of cars coming down the main tunnel, My first impulse was to stay PUT and lei it go by Suddenly i realizefl that al this Lim* of night there wasn't supposed lo be anyone working in the mine. 1 lit out of that cross-cut anc into the main tunnel before I'd finished thinking oboui H. I'c spotted • man way to the nex level about 20 teet back and was up and Into it three tecoodi sefore the locomotive's headligh Uirew shadows on the tunnel wall The loco slopped and I coul< near a swishing, as Lf somebody were scattering gravel Tha would be the driver sweeping thi 'ongue ol the switch clear. Somebody said, "Okay, let tie ;o." and the rumble of car* start ed again. It died away gradu ally inside the cross-cut What I did next reflects no credit on toe—i was ujnarmea and had the information 1 wanted— iut I went romping after the traiA at on cart like a bound dog after cougar. Where the pile of rubble oad been was oow a cleai passage— series of counterweights raised the whole work* Like a draw- ridge—and After 1 nad pasted several old drilu ( aoticed the unneJ looked new strong enough stand without timbering I ladn't gone more than a hundred yard* wheo 1 beard the care coming towards tne again. 1 fpnnted oark to one of the old drifts, ducked around a corner and heard them rumble oy. waited untij 1 was sure the coasl waj cleai then 1 set out to follow the tunnel to iU mouth, TT ended where the tracks curved up against a wooden wall, of which the upper hall was hinged like a Dutch door It gave when I pushed against it and swung open- revealing the inside ot low. flat-roofed shed- A truck was backed up c!o»e to where 1 stood, a big, orange- colored six-wheeler and on the cab door was painted: STATE HIGHWAY DEPT. MAINTENANCE DIV Damp tire marks showed where a second truck had recently stood. and bita of spilled ore told the story. I was curious lo know where I was. 1 closed the doors behind me. wriggled through a high window and played my flashlight on the outside ot the building. It stood at the turn of a driveway in one of the innumerable gullies thai helped to give Umbrella Mountain its name The sloping ground behind H had been excavated and the build ing [poked exactly what it was— a half-underground garage. And there was DO reason why shouldn't A chipped enamel sign oo th* trout proclaim*) 'Property of State Highway Department— 'CDairy [or rrecpassuiff—1100." I made «ur* I'd left DO trace*. then i startco walking along the road toward* the townsite. around rib of the mountain and about haLt a mile away. • • • I WAS nearly out on my feel wheo i got back. 1 slept until noon.and by the tim« 1 uw Cory r was two In the afternoon She iad shed ner weatherstained khaki and was every inch an heiress in tailored tweed* "Whenever you*r« ready. Mike. e'U start I've got tc go into town and se« Doug about that ofler for the mine." ""Whal'i the oame ol the lawyer who made the offer?" I asked "Hennessy—1 think,* It fitted like the missinf piec* a puzzle. "Hennessy," 1 said, a the name of the guy who fronu for Argus Mine* And j Mines Incorporated u flourishing mightily—on high- grade ore •tolen from the Oark Angel.* Sh* looked at m* blankly. "Ii this another theory, Mike?" ; 'Pul oo your hat—tf yoo wear hat with thai rig—and com* alonf. Ill show you something interesting." "WnereT" "In the mine." Sh« hesitated. *n eanl go, Mike." "What's the matter? Don't y<m believe me?" "I relieve you, Mike, but, yo»i s«*, 1-I've got claustrophobia." 1 nearly Cell off my ehair. "WnatT" "You don't have to be rude about HI" I couldn't believe ft. The Me* of trying to manage a mint when you couldn't go underground »o check up. . . "Why, it'j crazy!" I exclaimed. (Ta Be CwiiiiMd) formula for others, but it backfired on Larry Guenther. Just before lunch time, he turned a crank on a cement mixer. The crank slipped and strtr*; him on the lip. He lost t\vo teeth and all interest in ji chicken dinner. - GOOD FOOD - DRIVE TO SIMPSON'S CAFE lrb-Mn StuU !,ln. A Cool Place In Eat Sunday Special from 1 to 3 • Crappie Fish • Fried Chicken Dinner 75c • We Never Close • COMPXNY D \l p,n TUFMI Say It . With Flower* THE FLOWER SHOP Gtonco* PhMM Mil w Z747 FOR SALE Concrete cajTerU. iz incfe lo 48 inch, plain ai rwnforced Also Concrete Building Blocks cheaper than lumber for barns* chicken hoQK*. pomp house*, tenant hoaaei loo) i bed ft W* deUTer Call a* for free estfmit* - - . Phone <91 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. SHEET METAL WORK- OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway Phoiw 26SI STUDEBAKER, HAIRY VETCH Early Shipment Expected. ... Place your order now for your requirements, to insure your needs font first c«r. Blytheville Soybean Corp. Phones 856-857 Blylheville, Ark. In England It's the Chemist Shop In Franc* It's the Apothecary Shop In Blytheville It's BARNEY'S DRUG STORE For Expert Prescription Service OP Ul a Phan« S88 Take Your Pick From Good Used Cars 13 in ForH Custom 2-door 19-18 Studebaker I,and Cruiser 39-11 Plymouth 2-door 1910 Chevrolet 2-door If) in Ford 5-passenger Coupt 1937 Ford 2-door Ift.'ifi Ford 2-door See These Trucks Before You Buy in 17 Studebaker 1-Ton Pickup 1912 Ford 1 '/i-Ton 1312 Dodife '/i-Ton FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY AlKRKILL IJLOSSE8 Company (OLD EACH Of LI& SESCKBTI-y )I6 WAG AM O'tiltf-K. OF 646 So >r WAS JUST ^ Vou MISAPPREHEND. SIR .' 1 CONFESS "& ' HOKUM !—\oo I CREATIM& A SUPERFLUOUS MYSFERY. BUT SIX-SVtl ABLE. \ L DO HOT PREVARICATE .' YOU WIU- AIL "You're sure you can support her in th« manner »h»'i been accustomed to? Darned if I can!" PRISCILLA'S POP So Fully I'ltcked BY AL VKRMEER JOW THEN! IF WE'RE GOING ON VACATION WE'LL ALL HAVE TO HELP.' CARLYLE CAM GATHER THE POT C AND PAN5 WHILE PRV5OLLA HELPS PADDY LOAD • VIC FLINT Ni> Alibis UY MICHAEL Q'MALI.KY and KALPH LANE .• . / WfU HAVE TO LET - er three hoars ( HIM GO, BOYS, BUT of frilling A lev \KEEP AN EYE ON HIM. Capp didn't supply « word about •"O5e'£ m urdcr. "SO THAT BRINES THE T WtLl, VIC. WE'VE INVESTIGATION OF THE \ AIL KNOWN VOO fOR MYSTERIOUS THOUSAND- / YEARS. REMEMBER had no alibi, and 8G miles away was another man who didn't. r O». COME ON, MISS S1.AOE. FATHER WOH'T WAKE UP FOR HOURS. HE DIDN'T 66T BACK TILL AfTER THE SUN CAME UP THIS MORNIN6 DOU'AR BILLS RI6HT BACK TO ME AGAIN. BUT. LUCY, IF HE EVER K>UND OUT. . . WASH TUBES Where's (he Rest? IIY LESLIE TURNER ! HD'S KINDA RUSTED 57,000 '. HOLV SMOKE i THWS MORE CASH TH»U LEVER. EXPECTED TO SEE AT ONE TIME i JUSTA MINUTE... LET ME SEE BILLS'. HMM...IM iu BUT WHY? Y NC? ' BUT LOOK-THEY'RE THEY'RE WOr JSMAU. BILLS....(AO5TLY COUWIEKFEIT! / FME&I WHY, THERE c*.wr 8E WORE THMJ IU THE DOING U\S BEST TO 5WE TH 1 BOX FOR- ME, EASV1 SEEM 70— OOPS WHAT'S SOOP ) TH' ROAST BEEP SUPER EXTER SPECIAL DELICIOUS/ THIS'LL MBLTIN VCR KISSER/ Hey/ TIME ARE VOU HAVING THE SUPER PELICIOUS WOAST BEEF TOO? S NOT ME, 13.37 Chevrolet I'/i-Ton Chamblin Sales Co. Youi Friendly Studebaker De*kr" Phone SAX Railroad & Ash •STUDEBAKER ALLEY OOP Swiss or American? KY V. T. HAMLIN THINcSS ARE CERTAINLY HUMMINS AND NIC5HT.' YEH... W6 GETTIN' SO Y'tTAN T I/-// TURN ABOUND VN'ITMOJT 5TUM3LIN' OVER LEADED WITH GAPSET5. THEKES KEA5CN FOX- US TO 5TA.V ABOUND IAC6E FOOT, 15 THERE BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES BY EDGAR MARTIN

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