The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1947 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 11, 1947
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.); COURIER NEW8 FRIDAY, APRIL It, 1947 Voluntary Assessments Aid Schools . : EL DORADO, Ark., Apr. 11 CUP) —A plan c-I voluntary .property as- stssments for financially distressed school districts was recommended her* today. Assessor J. B. Priddy of Union County estimated that the assessed valuation of the El' Dorado Specl al school" Distr ic t, which comprises the city, will be raised from U 819,000 in 1946 to £$14,000,000 this year. The increase will mean an Additional revenue for the schools totaling an estimated $100,000 a The program «as started last Fall When the school board found Its cash balance at $45,000, the low- ejt.iri history. ^'Following a mass meeting in January, patrons agreed to support the board's; proposal lor assessment at 20 per cent ot actual projierty value Priddy says that practicratly ajl property owner's are cooperating. '• ?<R«sults in the El Dorado District have caused three other Un- Ipn county districts, Noiphlet, Pastor's Son Admits Slaying Strong similar and Snwekover, programs.- to adopt Fire Alarm Brings 200 Guests Out of Big Chicago Hotel ^CHICAGO,' April 11. (UP)—A ijre which sent a (fail of smoke ttirough nine floors of the Hotc Sherman in Chicago's loop carlj Stewart 13. Allen, 1G, right, son of rector of Olirlst Episcopal Church in St. Joseph, Missouri, shbmits being photographed shortly after he slgnetl a confession to the murder of 59-year-okl church sexton John S. Frank. At left Is detective Aniel Dyer, St. Joseph, who is displaying n hall pcen hammer believed to have been the death weapon in llm slayln e of lll[! church sexton, who was found bcAter. and mutilated in the basement workshop or the chureJi. (NBA Telcnholos.) . Y-" COPR. 1947 BY NEA SERVlCt. INC. T- M, REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. FOR SALE Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes 12 in. to 36 in. A. H. Webb Ilwy fil ;it Stale Line Phone lilylhuville 714 W. J. Pollard INSURANCE G/oncoe Hotel B/c/g. Phone 3545 today routed 200 slcopy-cyed guests. The guests, many of them wearing pajanins and bathrobes, descended to t)\e loMjy to wait while firemen put out a -blaze in nn clc- fire in whloh 01 persons (lied s 1 is fresh in the memory of most. Chjlcngoans. 'As In the Lnsallc Hotel fire, the blnze started ln an elevator sliuft. vntor .shaft. There was no panic,'but it was discovered promptly by despite the fact the Lasalle Hotel an elevator operator. , Truman to Visit Mother WASHINGTON, April 11. (UP) — President. Truman will fly to' Missouri ' Saturday for a week-end visit with his 04-year-old mother. "I can't imagine why the bills are so high this month, J ' (unless it could be that new pair of shoes you bought!" i • xxxn } CHERRY kept looking out of Ihc window. But she did not see .the skaters now. She saw the dull leaden sky that fitted too closely oyer the park. , Tony's child coming into the world without his knowledge! No, he had lo 'know. A girl, his wile really, torturing herself through lonely hours and going so gallantly down to grapple with death alone. Could Tony bear that? she pondered. But she knew really. Tony couldn't shirk. Tony couldn't shift responsibility. Tony would and hung things so they wouldn't wrinkle, and went meticulously through the rooms to be sure thai nothing was left. Some men came for the- trunk and asked her where it was going. Sherry had not thought ot that before. She snid, "Take it down no\y. I'll tell you later," nnd they took the trunk mid went away. "Don't think," she told herself again, "don't think," and she took her hat over to the minor to put it, on, There was a knock at the door. She thought it was the boy for have toicare for Joyce, dear little Joyce, and her son. He would have to because he couldn't help himself. And gradually Joyce would mean more and more until— •• > Sherry knew that her nails were cutting her palms, hut it felt better IJXe that, with her bands clenched and her body stiff. . j; "She turned slowly to Joyce. 'A "I'm a dream," Sherry told her. •You're the one who's real." i ..Joyce got up slowly. : ;.She said, "You can't, Sherry! You .can't! We've got to think of Tony! Hc;loves you; he'd be miserable with me! Oh, don't you see? He'd Kate me!" i Sh'irry could hear her voice KJmewhere outside of her. ' i She said,"Y.6S, It'll'.be,hard : ht firstJIVaMer'jfor yotrthan any of lis. He'll want me and he'll feel you.came between us; he'll try not .to T shpw it but you'll know. Then after a while the things like me in Sou will grow and he'll accept them gradually. Little by little his Ipve will be transferred. .-. . Trust ijie, Joyce," she said, "I know." .'•_''•' ': * * * • AFTER Joyce was gone Sherry : T^ siood alone. the bags. "Don't think," she told herself, "don't.»ink. • ; She bath'cd and dressed nnc lhade up carefully. Then she bcgar to. pack. Shfi wrapped bottles wel It was Kris. Sherry had forgotten about him. She could not speak. He said, "My lovely one." Then, "I can't tell you how glad I am that you're,happy." Sherry said, "Happy? Oil, yes— happy. That's what I am."She started to laugh. "Happiness! That's what matters, isn't it? That's what people look for! We were going to be so happy, Kris! We were going to have everything! I love Tony and lie loves me! He married Joyce because she was like me." She knew her voice was rising, but she had to talk above that strangled throat. "She's going to have .a baby! Sony's baby! She came today and told me! He couldn't stand it, could ic, Kris? He loves me, but you know he couldn't stand it!" Her voice was hurting her cars -ind she started to sob, but she could not stop laughing. She was in Kris's arms and he was saying, 'Slop it, Sherry! Slop it this instant!" and shaking her, but she could not slop. She went on about Tony and the ice skating and Joyce and Tony's feature picture. She had to say it whether she was laughing and crying or not, and suddenly Kris slapped her face. She stopped then. She was sur- prised and slung, and burst into fresh sobs that were easier. Then Kris was holding her in his arms on Ihe davenport. Ho was stroking hex- hail 1 and -saying, Kc\v cry all ,you want," very tenderly, and Shorry clung to him. • * * CHE cried until she was ex-' J haustcd. Then she started lo talk. She knew it was not coherent, bul she had to. She fold him about loving Tony and marrying Pcfor, and about Lilly and the ache and the loneliness; and all the while Kris cradled her and said, "Pour little girl. My poor little girl." She might have known it would be like this. Kris understood. Kris always understood. "You'll be all right," he told her. "You won't forget Tony, but it'll stop hurling. We'll go everywhere in the world and you'll sec new things and meet new people. We'll go in for so much excitement that you won't have time to think, and I'll take such good care of you, my lovely one." Sherry realized what he was saying. She pulled away a litlle and looked up. Kris smiled and stroked her check. He said, "You're mine now, Sherry, by every holy right. I didn't get married, but we'll talk about that later." He kissed her forehead and then leaned back to look at her. "You'll make a lovely countess, sables and all." Sherry said, "You can't marry me, Kris." He laughed. "Oh, can't I just!" Then he caned forward and spoke seriously. "You haven't any plans, and here's a long dark space ahead to fill. Wouldn't it be a little easier vith me?" A wave of warmth and gratitude flooded over Sherry, but she said, You can'l! I won'l! It isn't fair." Kris shrugged. "Why not? 1 always planned to marry you. Don't you remember —at Hidden House?" He got her coat and helped her into it. Then he picked up the bags and look them out. Sherry powdered her nose nnd put on her hat and glovos. She followed Kris out the door. THE ENU '*'- For Limited Time 4% LOANS ON FARM LANDS On medium size and large tracts. No extras. Full repayment privi- li'KC. SEK US FOIl <HJ1CK SERVICE ON FHA LOANS For Building or Repairing. Also Auto Truck and Tructor Loans. UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Over Guard's Jewelry Store Blythcvillc, Ark. WE LOOK TO SEE THE. Be Sure/ INSURE With the FIRST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY 108 North Second DIAL 2311 For Complete Protection CHAS. BITTNEU IF WE LIVED OM THE MOON WE'D LOOK C//0 TO SEE THE EARTH. T. M. KEC. U, S. FAT. OFF. CCTfl.1947 BY riEA SERVICE, INC. Lawnmowers ... Expertly sharpened and repaired. Wo ' pick up and deliver. Immediate service and all work guaranteed. Phone 2192 215 N. 2nd F. 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