The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 23, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 23, 1949
Page 7
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SATURDAY, JLT.Y 29, 194» BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Willioms Our Boarding HOUM with Moj. Hoople M£ A BurlTsVio 508-VAwo/ i oofj-r • - * UK.ETO MISS PCEL A COMIK5S Ti-lt )A OC PLA&Oft, 60 A SPSClM. FRlc tKK 30*) FATHER AMD ME A.T V00 TOO, MAC* / LETTING Me LEAD Off oJ THE: MEAT PLKTT6R'' wmw^f^^^^^^^^^^s TH^AV? BO/ ...£*T±T5SM CAR TOO, eOSTEC. =._,,. -r c^ FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLOSSEB Formulate, Folks 600 Foreigners Attend University of Perugia PERUGIA-<»!')—Over 600 foreign .students attended the opening session of the special summer courses at Perugia University for Foreigners. Perugia, one of the most beautiful Medieval towns of Italy, has beer: Hie home of a University lor Foreigners the past 20 years. From 1921—the year of its foundation—to 1948, llie University has taught 12,796 students belonging to some 1 nations. The largest national groups came from Swilzer- FOOD - DRIVE TO SIMPSON'S CAFE \rk-.Mo State Lin* A Coo! Place to Eat Sunday Special from 1 to 3 • Crappie Fish • Fried Chit-ken Dinner 75c • We Never Close • CLIPPED ANGEL 1949, NEA SERVICE, INC Give Grierson Cornish Service--- T/iof'i Our Motto.' We (part DO «ttort In p in EXTRA everyday prescription service whlcfi means extra COD- venlftnc* to ?ou Pe«l Ir«p to can on us it 4ny time Prompt delivery service Phon« SOT WOODS DRUG STORE xvui AS Uncle Jake talked, telling how he had fooled m* with the high-grade ore in the can. my mouth was dry and 1 was only half listening to him. My ears were straining for the sounds of a motor car coming trom the townsite. But I heard nothing. If they didn't come quickly— I squJnted at Uncle Jake. He was standing just about where L had tumbled from the roof of the building. His back was to the light and his gun was pointing at my middle. I tried to estimate my chances. He was about 10 feet away—too far to rush, and not far enough lor him to miss me. Cory had to climb up the hillside, run to the townsite. Tell somebody and get them to come back with her. Ml that would take time. It was plain enough to be seen that Uncle Jake didn't intent: to stall much longer. Archie was even more nervous. 1 tried to figure out again how long it would take Cory to do everything necessary. It *til didn't add up to enough time. I had to do something myself, bu' how? Archie must have sensed wha' was going oo in my mind—after all, anybody would'have had the same thoughts. He must have been afraid I'd do something because he cleared his throat. "You*d belter get this thing over ' with before Johnny comes back,' I Trask said. j "Move inside, son,"* Uncle Jaki said to me, "we wouldn't want—' He never finished the sentence I think Trask was feelinj_ squeamish, because he was look in away, so he didn't see K. But 1 saw it. I bad a grand stand riew, and it was a lovely sight, A 20-pound boulder was dropp«< s squarely as if it had been aimed ith a bombsight. It landed on Uncle Jake's head with & dull kunk" and he toppled over with little grunt. Trask turned at the sound and I made a running dive as he moved. hit him at the knees arid we went down In a tangle. I think I could have handled ?rask alone but my bombardier wasn't taking any chances. 1 heard rocks rolling as Cory Parnell slithered down the bank and a moment later another "kunk," only this time Trask was the ;arf-et for tonight. He quivered and went limp all over. Cory stood behind the [alien Trask with a good-sized rock ter hand. 1 wriggled clear and stood up. "Thanks pal," was all I managed to say at the moment. was shaking with the reaction now. "M-Mike, are you all right?" 'I'm all right, but I wouldn't be surprised if you'd cracked their skulls. Why didn't you run for help?" "Oh, M-Mike, I was scared siifT. 1 tried to climb up the bank, b-but 1 kepi slipping, so — Mike, how co old they! How eould they be so — ** ! put my arms around h*r "Keep it for later, honey. Their pal 'Johnny' will be here soon and we've got to b* ready for him." stooped and picked up Uncle Jake's gun. By the time Cory found some rope and had tied Uncle Jake am Trask — wilh good reef knots, no grannies — we heard a truck coming up the road, Johnny T the truck driver, didn' even offer ui objection when he saw the gun rn my hand and heart my orders to step down. Cory tiet him op too and UnrJe Jnke anc land. Hungary. Germany, Romania. About one thousand came from the United States. GRAIN STORAGE BINS Insure Yourself of support prices on your Soybeans, Corn, Wheat and other Grains. Our Bins are Government Approved, Gov- ernment Financed, 5 years to pay For Full Particulars—Call or Come In. 6LYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. Blytheville, Ark. Phones 856-857 Say It - With Flower* THE FLOWER SHOP titencu* i*»lldm« Mil « '2741 SHEET METAL WORK Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South KroadwMy _ i'hone 'JSt HAIRY VETCH Early Shipment Expected.... Place your order now for your requirements, to insure your needs fom first car. Blytheville Soybean Corp. Phones 856-857 Blytheville, Ark. In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's th* Apothecary Shop In Blytheville It's BARNEY'S DRUG STORE For Expert Prescription Service .STUDEBAKER Phone Phone 888 888 Take Your Pick From Good Used Cars 1919 Ford Custom 2-door 19 IS Studebaker I-and Cruiser 1»H Plymouth 2-door 1940 Chevrolet 2-door IJVlfl Ford 5-passenger Coupe 1937 Kord 2-door 19;!<i Kord 2-door See These Trucks Before You Buy . 1947 Studebaker 1-Ton Pickup 1912 Ford 1 Vi-Ton 1912 Dodge Vi-Ton 1937 Chevrolet 1 '/ 2 -Ton Chamblin Sales Co. "Yuui Friend); Sluderuker Railroad * Ash U D I B A K WHAT « KICK! US ] vewj ]OAY.uvewoce,Tx» ACE *x>i 7l16 BOARD Of / A lf>SW OCJP TH£ OIRK.TOPS OP _X SOFT / OCOCRS.' j-fBCFOBS TUB •we c*u»per A "«x)cw/ / _VA eouwe. SIR .' How HIGH A. HOT DOG.HUH? SOME . PROBLEM ' -IT i NECESSARY T& OOP. PRICE SCHEDULE RESPECT- FRANK- DlHECTORS, IT YOUR TO POUO/. FOE EXAWLE-- U—X &+?/£"* tf&$$ \ "The boss said he'd give me two weeks off with pay when w» get married, so our future's pretty safe anyway!" PRISCILLA'S POP BY AL VERMEER IT "SURE !•=., HAZEL... 1OU STILL HAVE "TO -4 LEARN TO WATCH OUT ISN'T IT NICE THAT I DRIVE SO WELL? MOW VOU CAM REALLY RELAX. 1 300D HEAVEM"a, WALDO.' I'M 6LJ5Y ENOUGH LOOKING OUT CAtrr WATCH OUT FOR THE Cn K£RS ? A Clue From Tack? BY MICHAKL O'MALLEY and RALPH LANE 10OK AT IHIS. V1C. ITS THE NEWSPAPER THOSE JUMPING SEAUSWtRt WBAPPtD IN THAT X)SE SOID YCXJ. TACKY.1HISMAY TURN OUT TO BE OUR. MRS 1 REAl LEAD ON IHE MURDER OF JOSE .' IDFOQ6OTrENTH£Bf WERE SOME ftf/tl JUMPING BEANS. ftTHER WOULDN'T IIKE rl IF lit KNEW WERE \ VJAS LETTING YOU lL GO, IUCV. HI WOH'1 UNO GUI. MISS SLADE. ME'LI SLEEP TOP. HOURS YET WASH TUBES The Hard I'art BY LESLIE TURNER YOU CAM'T KMOW IT'S LIKE; TO IWE 1W FE&R THE BOX WOULD »E FO'JNS Miy D*lV! TO HUE IW THE SUWOW OFPR150M DISGRACE FOU 0\JEK 4O MEAE&l MADE ONE ERROR LOM5 AOO.ME. KHSK.V... «UT SOU'ME BEEM AMP KOOUE WEED EUER.KWOW IT VJA5WT ML THE- BOX! I COUtpHT CRESS NOW SUFFERED TOUR MISTAKE. i«AFRWD TOU'RE HOT EMTIREW TURUSUFFEUIUG VET. sun. THERE'S MITTLE MATTER of INTEREST ON THAT SUM FOR 44 VESRS...WUD VOtHJE STILL GOT TO EXPLAIN 10 VOUe, WIFE WHERE SWOE SEEN fllllflfiHT I SOU IHE »55,000 I 1...I TOOK FROM \NOUR. f*.TMEKl BUGS BUNNY (OW'S ABOUT v YE* J YOU KNOW MOWER, X WHERE IT ELMER ? LATER, I'LL 6O AN' GIVE HIM THE HORSE. LA.USM / SO I DID VA A. BIS FAVOR.' I GOT A NEW ONE...AN' 010 YOU GET TH' NEW J TIME.' I ViEWOVED SOME PARTS.' IT WON'T YERS AIN'T no taoo} THERE'S HY V. T. HAM1.1N CAN THINK OF H£e? \ AN EASfEe WAV THEY \ TtP COMMIT SLllCiPE THAN THAO"/ BOOTS AND IIKR III!IM>1 KS BY KDfiAR MARTIN task were still too da^ed 10 oner omment. 1 walched th* prisoners while !ory went to A phone. A coupl« of hours laler the law ad moved in and the situation was well in hand. The other truck driver was ticked up at the Argus Mine. The i dicers also brought In the tough ;uy who stopped me when 1 firsi fisited the place, He was tittle nore than a watchman and prov- ng that he knew very much about he deal would be tough. The herifTs force thought maybe he could be turned into a good state's witness when it came time to send Jncle Jake and Archie off to pay 'or their sins. 'Tret's go home, Mike," Cory said. 3HY made some coffee and I Ht a fire in the front room of her Mingalow. I stood with my back to the blaze and she sat opposite me on the chesterfield. It was at) very cozy and domestic, but first I intended to make a few pertinent remarks on the sub- sect of women and mines, "Cory." I said sternly, "I want you to listen to me." "Yes, Mike," meekly. *"lt so happens everything has turned out all right** "Yes, Mike." "But both of us might have been killed." "Yes, Mike.* "So, in future—" It was no good. I couldn't keep my mind on business. 1'he firelight flickering on her hair, framed her face in a halo. She looked like an angel—a warm-blooded, desirable angel. I sat down beside her. "In future," I repeated, M in Ih* future—" "Yes, Mike.' "Om 1 future— lr Yes. Mike," M'mTnrn. THE r,NT) FOR SALE Concrete culvert* 11 inch to 4* inch, plain or reinforced Also Concrete Boildlni Blacks cheaper than lumber for barns, chicken hiiusck. pump house*, tenant houses tool shed* tt'e deliver Call us foi free e&tlmal* Phone B31 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. OF ALL KINDS

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