The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1951 · Page 11
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAfM ELEVEN FRECKLE* AND HIS FRIENDS By MERRILL BLOSSER Bouncing Boy THE OTHERS HAVB SHOWN fOO TMEIR. RIDING SKILL I NOW THIS DABIWG VOUTM WILL TRY TO HCK UP THE HANDKERCHIEF EVEN FASTER / Bv J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Maj. Hooplc OUT OUR WAY NO, DON'T WAIT-CALL BACK.' we've GOT TO LOOK FOR IT VET; SHOLJLPOF SA1B 'CALL BACK TOMORROW, WE'RE JT1.IST UN- LQAPIKKi TOPAV-WE'LL PAPER DOWN TH' LINIWG OF MY V6ST- 1'LU GET THACT AW WE'LL <SO THRU IT ALL; OUR. GAILAMT OOMTESTANT HAS RESTED AND MOW WSISTS C*J CABRYIrJS ON/ , OM A MEpRy-6O-f?OLJND/ Largest multiple-arch dam In the world is Coolidge Dam, in Arizona., First "night horse racing" was held in St bouls in 1894 BEYER'S 3 Jolly Baker Some men always prefer ft blonde, Others don't give a hoot, But when you serve them Meyer's Bread, They think all gals are cutet THE GILA MURDER • 8V JULIUS LONG • Check Your Speedometer! -It. Will Save ¥•« Money re you sure your speedometer ids correctly? It's no excuse (or jeeding Come In tomorrow me day service for all c^rs and trucks. , T.I, SEAT MOTOR CO. Chryster-PlymMth Dealer 121 E. Main Phtne *m XI PROTESTING that they should at least try the door. Pat Colion nevertheless followed Paul Baker back to his car. He held he door and closed it after her as she seated herself in his coupe. ie went around and got under the wheel. He started the motor and pulled forward only a few feet be- ore he stopped. "Darn! I've got a flat tire," he ;aid. "Will you get my flashlight out of the glove box?" She sat Immobile, then he repeated: "Just push'the button, and ;he door will fly open. The flash- ight's inside." The girl sat rigidly, clutching [he huge handbag in her hands. "Well, what's the trouble?" "Nothing, only . ." "Only what?" "Well, you know what happened to mother last night. It just makes me scared to reach Into a glove box. that's all." "Especially when there's n« Ughi aide," "Doesn't your glove box have a light?" "You know that U has no light.' "Mr. Baker, what are you. talking about? How would I know whether your glove box has a ligh or not?" "When you found that 1 kept a flashlight there, and when yoi dumped the Gila Monster out o your big handbag and into th glove box." "Gila Monster?" "Ye*. There's , on*. Inside ther now. It alinoct got me. but n< quite. You led me on a wild goose chase to this cottage, un occupied and secluded enough ic be out of the range of human eyi even in daylight. You counted o th« Gila Monster getting me. wouldn't frighten me to death iU mate frightened OUT mothe but It would render me helpless You'd leave mt here to die of nor rible poisoning, that you believed ould be fatal. Nobody saw you et into my car—nobody knew ou were with me^" "Mr. Baker. you're mad! i tell ou thai this cottage does belong my father, myself and Lawr- ncel Lawrence was to meet me ere Besides, why should I try o kill you? For that matler. why ould I kill my own mother?" "You hated her. She was a ty- ant- You wanted freedom and a ree hand on your inheritance. 1 on't know how you got a pair ol Hila Monsters, but you got them. Vs lo why you tried to fcilJ me, ou must have credited rne with ,ome knowledge 1 didn't nave It was foolish, for you were the last •erson in the world 1 suspected. "You're so wrong! I don't know who killed mother Lawrence idn't. He had the Gila Monte re, but—" "He what?" "I said that he had the Gila Monsters. He caught them him self last summer in Arizona and cept them in a box ali wintei a his cottage. Dad and 1 tried to jet him to give them to a zoo, they smelled so awful, but Lawrenc was stubborn. This summer h€ cept them outside in a box.** • * • OAKER thou, -L back to hte ID •*•* terview with Lawrence on th sidewalk beside his car. The yout had never answered his questio as to whether he had brought bac pair of Gila Monsters froi Arizona. He had adroitly divertec the subject, and Baker had bee taken in beautifully. 'Where's th« box, Pat?" " l lt's destroyed. After what hap pened last night, Lawrence drov out here and found, as he sus peeled, that the lizards were gon He knew how it would look anyone discovered he had Jcei them. So he destroyed the box b. kept them in. Naturally he an Dad and 1 didn't dare admit thi were ever here," "But Lawrence was going lo te it aooui it lonJglW" BaKer' no was bitterly sarcastic. "1 meant to persuade mm to. ukln'i tell about item wit hum s consent. We knew ; it the story the will came out. it would look id Tor Lawrence But he didn'tr II mother, even though the new ill maJ me his trustee and dad ie executor " "Executor! Are you telling me mi Ihe new will would have sub- itulod your father for Johnnie icAdams a? executor?* "Why yes Mother decided at e lasl minute tc make the hatige. Dad wouldn't have lei ohnnie settle the estate. He never ked Johnnie anO — " \ "Good heavens! Don't you real:e that if your mother had signed ie new will it would have cost IcAdams 5180.000 in executor and ttorney fees?" \ "Why. no Would it really?" "ll really would." said a voice ut of the darkness. Baker turned o see Sam Colton standing witb- few feet of his ear window COLTON held his right hand up ~ J and Baker saw. despite Ihe larkness, that the hand carried an luiomatic pistoL Pat let out a lit- le gasp. Bakei sighed. "You had me ooled, Sam. I'd just picked Johnnie McAdams as Laura's murderer thought his motive was an at- empt lo save S180,OQO in fees. But overlooked the fact that his loss would be your gain. You stand lo lain about $90,000. if the new will turns up properly signed. 1 imagine it will," He could sense rather than see :be smile on Sam Colton's tace. It will, all right Not the on« McAdams wrote — 1 got Laura lo sign a longhand will, iust in case something happened to her heart before she got to sign the one McAdams was to put in the glove compartment. I've got the longhand will in my pocket now. It makes me executor and trustee lor Lawrence." "All right, that's enough!" another voice came out of the darkness, Paul Baker saw a silhouette loom behind Sam Colton, "Drop the gun, Sara!" (Te Be Concluded) "You are overlooking an opportunity. Think how popular you would become if you started a price war!" PRISCILLA'S POP Net Result BY AL VERMEER S1LLX IS IT?? WELL, J—J 1 JLJ3T STARTED TODAY ] AND I'VE ALREADY SAVEDJ NINE DOLLAR'S! .— -^ ^"-— <* \ I'VE SOT A WONDERFUL NEW IDEA FOR ECONOMIZING! EVERY TIME 1 SPEND MONEY FOOLISHLY, I PUT THE SAME AMOUNT IN THIS CAN! THAT'S SILLY HAZEL! YOU'LL NEVER GET ANYWHERE THAT WAY VIC FLINT A Sword-Fishing Boat BY MICHAEL O'MAI/LEY and RALPH LANE I'VE 6ENT.'OLfT POLICE CIRCULARS WITH TH= RISJSLEAOE.R'5- PICTURE ON THEM, 1JL1NT. SCW&THING'S BOUND TO ,TURN UP/r IF X CAN WAY TO 6PEAU& QUI&T, I ALL FOR OUT A f w.v IF i CAM as; BUMP iHAKB-1 JU4T DISPOSED MICE AND \°P LEFTY, I'LL SOT tlS.OOO — ? HAVE: $~!S.OOO — LITTLE LEFTV/p ENGLISH TO UVE LIKE A feENTLE- FOR THREE MEANWHILE/, ACROSS THE SOUND! FRO\\ TH£ BEACH COTTA&S, A ! 6WOKD-FISHIWS BOAT WEIGH* ANCHOR. CAPTAIN 2ASY {5ETOKE SEEING «i> EUME7T.EASY QLIESrIONS THE LIVIN; TO THE REMOF HM... A Ncrghhor Talks BY LESLIE TURNER Ireland became April 18, 1949. republic on REPAIR SERVICE All appliances: refrigerators, freezere, ranges, and washer*. Radios and small appliances. All our work Is guaranteed. Adorns Appliance Co. n. 225 N. 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